Even simple movements make ripples in the brain

Even simple movements make ripples in the brain

Summary: A simple movement like the push of a button can send ripples of activity through neurons spanning the entire brain, a new study reports. Source: University of Oregon Even a simple movement like pressing a button sends ripples of activity through neural networks stretching across the brain, according to new research from the University … Read more

A drug that increases dopamine can reverse the effects of inflammation on the brain in depression

A drug that increases dopamine can reverse the effects of inflammation on the brain in depression

Summary: Levodopa, a commonly prescribed drug for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease that increases dopamine in the brain, has been shown to reverse the effects of neuroinflammation on the reward system and improve symptoms associated with depression. Source: Emory University A study from Emory University published in Molecular psychiatry shows that levodopa, a drug that … Read more

Take Ozempic? Here are the side effects you need to be aware of

Take Ozempic?  Here are the side effects you need to be aware of

The weight-loss drug Ozempic exploded into public consciousness last year, and a social media-fueled desire for the drug has led to shortages for patients with type 2 diabetes. Now, people are increasingly recognizing the drug’s side effects, which can include loose skin, known as the “Ozempic face.” “Any rapid weight loss will reduce the volume … Read more

Take Ozempic? Here are the side effects you need to be aware of

Take Ozempic?  Here are the side effects you need to be aware of

The weight-loss drug Ozempic exploded into public consciousness last year, and a social media-fueled desire for the drug has led to shortages for patients with type 2 diabetes. Now, people are increasingly recognizing the drug’s side effects, which can include loose skin, known as the “Ozempic face.” “Any rapid weight loss will reduce the volume … Read more

Platoon instructor Leanne Hainsby has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Platoon instructor Leanne Hainsby has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Leanne Hainsbyone of Peloton’s many popular instructors, talks about her scary diagnosis…telling people she’s undergoing treatments for breast cancer. The cycling coach took to Instagram on Friday morning… saying she was diagnosed in August after being terrified for consecutive weeks undergoing “several scans and appointments with oncology consultants and nurses”. She says it all started … Read more

Prairie voles don’t need oxytocin “the love hormone” to bond, according to one study:

Prairie voles don’t need oxytocin “the love hormone” to bond, according to one study:

Prairie voles don’t need oxytocin receptors to form pairs, a new study has found. Nastasia Goodwin hide caption toggle caption Nastasia Goodwin Prairie voles don’t need oxytocin receptors to form pairs, a new study has found. Nastasia Goodwin There’s more to love than just one hormone. That’s the finding of a study of prairie voles … Read more

7 Healthy Alternatives to Popular Ultra-Processed Foods

7 Healthy Alternatives to Popular Ultra-Processed Foods

Whether you realize it or not, chances are that most of your caloric intake comes from highly processed foods. Nearly 60% of the calories that make up a typical American diet come from ultra-processed foods like french fries and cookies, according to data from a 2017 study published in the journal Population Health Metrics. And … Read more

E-cigarettes cause MORE lung inflammation than regular cigarettes

E-cigarettes cause MORE lung inflammation than regular cigarettes

Vape users suffer more lung inflammation than people who smoke regular cigarettes, study finds. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say electronic devices cause “unique” damage to the lungs that is not yet fully understood. The study is the latest evidence to underscore how vaping is not the safe quitting method it was originally touted … Read more