Study shows how serotonin and a popular anti-depressant affect the gut’s microbiota

Study shows how serotonin and a popular anti-depressant affect the gut’s microbiota

A new study in mice led by UCLA biologists strongly suggests that serotonin and drugs that target se...
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Settling the debate on serotonin’s role in sleep: The brain chemical is necessary to get enough sleep

Settling the debate on serotonin’s role in sleep: The brain chemical is necessary to get enough sleep

Serotonin is a multipurpose molecule found through...
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Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk: Study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk: Study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies

Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population l...
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Do you smell what I smell? From genes to receptors to perception: Olfaction unraveled

Do you smell what I smell? From genes to receptors to perception: Olfaction unraveled

Several years ago the internet was captivated by t...
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Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

More than a quarter of children with autism spectr...
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An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

Does exposure to stress early in life affect a bab...
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Binge drinking in adolescence may increase risk for anxiety later in life

Binge drinking in adolescence may increase risk for anxiety later in life

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that ...
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New breakthrough in understanding a severe child speech impediment: Anomalies identified in a key speech pathway of the brain connected to speech

New breakthrough in understanding a severe child speech impediment: Anomalies identified in a key speech pathway of the brain connected to speech

An international study led by the Murdoch Children...
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Risk of developing depression and anxiety is higher in those with cerebral palsy

Risk of developing depression and anxiety is higher in those with cerebral palsy

Adults with cerebral palsy have a higher risk of d...
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