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2015-03-29 23:01:06

March springs forth and Publius celebrates the human body’s endo-healing power with four homeostatic updates from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed).

2014-03-30 23:02:39

Colorectal (colon) cancer awareness and one’s cannabinoid system are the focus of this month’s health update from Publius and The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011).

Brain Mechanism Discovered Linking Food Smell And How Much We Eat
2014-02-11 15:40:39

Scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Neuroscience, say that the type 1 cannabinoid receptor in the olfactory bulb in the brain could be causing you to eat more at the smell of food.

2013-12-17 23:28:55

In the 2011 chapter, “Sporting Cannabinoids,” the authors of The Cannabis Papers noted how exercise is cannabinoid dependent.

Drive To Overeat Triggered By Key Shift In The Brain
2013-04-30 05:37:17

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition this week has identified a cellular change in the brain that has been linked to obesity.

When Good Resolutions Go Bad, Look For More Than Endorphins
2013-01-05 06:21:43

A research team from Inserm has published a new study in the journal Biological Psychology detailing the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise.

2010-07-12 12:52:35

A second-generation experimental anti-obesity and diabetes drug has shown promise in reducing body weight in rodents just as effectively as the predecessor rimonabant while avoiding the risk of psychiatric side effects that led to the withdrawal of rimonabant from the market and stopped further development of other brain-penetrating drugs of its type.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.