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Stress alerts you to get out of danger but can cause damage when left unchecked.
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Hot flashes create a sudden warm sensation over your body and can range in time and intensity.
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Basic research in mice turned into a “Eureka!” moment in the lab of Jamie Maguire.
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Teens’ nocturnal lifestyles are more than a personal preference — dramatic hormonal changes during puberty alter the brain circuits that regulate sleep.
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The release of the “vampire hormone” lets the body know when it’s time to sleep.
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The debut of Bruce Jenner’s sex change on the cover of Vanity Fair was stunning, but superficial. A deeper question than her newfound beauty is: What about her brain?
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Studying sex differences in the brain may one day lead to new information about brain illnesses that affect one sex more than the other.
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Guys who need it have Viagra; Ladies with the similar needs have nothing now that the FDA has denied approval of a new drug, flibanserin, which would treat sexual dysfunction in women.
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Here in the UK, it is royal baby mania, which makes me as a neuroscientist think about how parental behavior is controlled by the brain.
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