Researchers have decoded the sensory processing mechanisms that make the sensation of eating chocolate so irresistible to most people.
In response to treatment, high-grade gliomas remodel the surrounding brain environment, creating interactions with nearby neurons and immune cells in ways that protect tumor cells and protect them from the body's natural defense.
Consumption of 25g of processed meats per day, the equivalent to one slice of bacon, was associated with a 44% increased risk of developing Alzheimer's. However, those who ate 50g of unprocessed red meats, such as beef or pork, per day had a 19% decreased risk of developing the disease.
Behavioral changes in those with T.gondii infection could be linked to lower levels of norepinephrine. Norepinephrine also controls inflammation. Both neuroinflammation and norepinephrine are associated with a range of psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia and ADHD.
Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation helps improve sleep patterns and mental health in aging people. The therapy works by increasing parasympathetic activity and decreasing sympathetic activity.