When You Eat Is Just As Crucial As What You Eat
It has been known that excess energy is stored in fat cells, which signal these levels to the brain. Now, scientists have discovered that deleting the clock gene Arntl in fat cells leads to obesity in mice, and also causes a change in the timing of their normal eating schedule...
Resilient People Experience More Relief From Placebos
Being a "tough-cookie" could get you further in life than most people think, for example, you may be able to reap the benefits of pain relief from a placebo pill, according to new neuroscience research led by the University of Michigan. The new research shows it isn't just your mind telling you the fake drug is working or not...
Parasitic Worms Treat Colitis Diarrhea In Monkeys
US researchers have successfully treated monkeys with chronic diarrhea using parasitic worms that seem to work by restoring balance in gut bacteria. Their findings strengthen the case for developing and testing probiotic worm therapy for people with inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis...