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brain

UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand...

“If we’re able to identify a therapy that has more potent effects on junk food intake as opposed to healthier foods, it could be...
anxiety

Low-dose Diazepam Can Increase Social Competitiveness

Psychologists speak of anxiety in two forms: “state” anxiety, which refers to anxiety arising from a particular situation; and “trait” anxiety, which refers to...
addiction

Why Does Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Increase the Likelihood of Addiction?

One of the many negative consequences when fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug addiction later in...
neurons

Scientists Illuminate the Neurons of Social Attraction

The ancient impulse to procreate is necessary for survival and must be hardwired into our brains. Now scientists from the University of North Carolina...
anesthesia

Study Suggests Approach to Waking Patients after Surgery

The use of general anesthesia for surgery has not changed fundamentally since it was first introduced 170 years ago. Patients are still left to...
brain circuit

Investigators Identify Brain Circuit That Drives Sleep-Wake States

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have identified a brain circuit that’s indispensable to the sleep-wake cycle. This same circuit is also a component...