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Yo-yo dieting alters genes linked with stress

Stressed-out mice with a history of dieting ate more high-fat foods than similarly stressed mice not previously on diets, according to a new study in the Dec. 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that m ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Neural pathway missing in tone-deaf people

Nerve fibers that link perception and motor regions of the brain are disconnected in tone-deaf people, according to new research in the August 19 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Experts estimate that at least 10 per ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Adult gut can generate new neurons

The adult lower digestive tract can be stimulated to add neurons to the intestinal system, according to new mouse research in the August 5 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows that drugs similar to the ne ...

dateAug 04, 2009 in Medical research
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Brain activity predicts people's choices

The activity in one brain structure can predict people's preferences, according to new research in the March 25 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows that even when people rate options similarly, they will c ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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