Body Systems

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Do microbes living in our gastrointestinal tracts influence the way our brains work? Hear from a scientist who has been studying this question for nearly a decade.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in January 2022.
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Hot flashes create a sudden warm sensation over your body and can range in time and intensity.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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The two-way communication between the brain and the gut does more than help us digest a meal.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
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Microglia patrol the brain, searching for signs of injury or infection and clearing away dead or damaged tissue.
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The millions of microorganisms residing in the gut form our “second brain.”
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The gut’s pacemaker cells keep food moving along.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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