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Oxytocin Helps Reach Out Times Of Stress
2013-06-26 08:35:41

According to researchers, reaching out to others after a stressful event instead of secluding oneself boosts levels of the hormone oxytocin which helps against feelings of rejection.

2013-06-25 13:15:33

Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals.

2013-06-20 23:24:41

The chemical release of feel-good hormones when someone performs an act of kindness and how it then goes on to promote that individual’s own physical and mental health were explained by BioGirl

2013-06-13 09:58:47

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found evidence that an emotion-related brain region called the central amygdala—whose activity promotes feelings of malaise and unhappiness—plays a major role in sustaining cocaine addiction.

2013-06-03 23:22:49

The cycles of destruction gossip can cause – both mental and physical – is the topic under discussion on one of the latest episodes of Carol Newman’s popular BioGirl Health Show.

2013-06-02 23:00:52

Dopamine, the mood-enhancing hormone, might help give a memory boost, eReflect creator of Ultimate Memory™ announced today.

2013-05-29 09:48:10

For several years, the pharmaceutical industry has tried to develop drugs that target a specific neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, the NMDA receptor.

Insomnia In RLS Sufferers Linked To Brain Chemistry
2013-05-09 05:26:13

Researchers writing in the journal Neurology say they have found an explanation for the ties between sleepless nights and restless legs syndrome (RLS).


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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