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Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Botox approved as treatment for severe underarm sweating

Botox approved as treatment for severe underarm sweating

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain

Khat plant may create next men’s fertility wonder drug

Khat plant may create next men’s fertility wonder drug

Marijuana/Cannabis causes transient schizophrenia-like symptoms

Marijuana/Cannabis causes transient schizophrenia-like symptoms

Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago

Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Fat fighting undermined by over active eating pacemaker

Fat fighting undermined by over active eating pacemaker

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

Improvement of Parkinson’s disease symptoms when neurorestorative molecule pumped to the center of the brain

Improvement of Parkinson’s disease symptoms when neurorestorative molecule pumped to the center of the brain

Nitric oxide, a chemical messenger involved in bodily functions shuts down a protein involved in Parkinson's disease

Nitric oxide, a chemical messenger involved in bodily functions shuts down a protein involved in Parkinson's disease

New tool for study of carbohydrates could aid drug research

New tool for study of carbohydrates could aid drug research

Drug, Nembutal can suppress activity in colon cancer cells

Drug, Nembutal can suppress activity in colon cancer cells

Cigarette Smoking May Lower Rates of Neurodegenerative Diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Cigarette Smoking May Lower Rates of Neurodegenerative Diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's