The bitter compounds of chicory exhibit a receptor activation profile that overlaps with roasted coffee compounds, resulting in a similar taste profile. However, the impact on three taste receptors differs between the substances.
From elite athletes to students preparing to take an exam, people sometimes become overwhelmed by the pressure and this affects their ability to access their performance ability. Researchers reveal techniques to help prevent choking under pressure.
More frequent hospital and doctor's office visits in the years leading up to multiple sclerosis diagnosis with early MS type symptoms are usually associated with a prodromal phase of the disease, when they should be regarded as an ongoing progression of the autoimmune disorder.
A new technique allowed researchers to evaluate the distribution of lithium levels in the human brain. Findings revealed those without depression had significantly more lithium in the brain's white matter than in gray matter. By contrast, those with depression or suicidal ideations had more balanced distribution of lithium in both white and gray matter.