Cutting calories and exercise alone are not enough to help shift excess weight, a new study reports. Researchers report your gut bacteria and the amount of specific proteins your body produces affects your ability to lose weight and sustain weight loss. Depending on personal biomarkers, so people lose more weight following a low carb diet, while some lose more weight while on a low fat diet.
During absence seizures, most neurons showed decreased activity. This, researchers say, explains the decrease in brain function and impaired consciousness during an absence epilepsy seizure.
Adult exposure to antibiotics appears to be linked to an increased risk of developing an inflammatory bowel disorder, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The risk appears to be cumulative, greatest around two years after use, and for antibiotics that target gut infections.
Roflumilast, a drug commonly prescribed for the treatment of COPD and asthma helps retrieve learning memories following a period of sleep deprivation in mice.
Adding 57g of almonds to the diet every day for a month increases levels of the beneficial fat, 12,13-DiHOME in blood samples immediately after a session of intense exercise.
Using neuroimaging, researchers identified three cortical gradients that appear to align with dimensions of consciousness.
High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) activates MAP2K signaling and enhanced axon regeneration and functional recovery following spinal cord injury.