Repeated psychological stress is linked with

image: They found that emotionally-stressed (ES) mice exhibited diarrhea-like symptoms and visceral hyperalgesia without histological changes in the intestinal tract, taking a step closer to understanding the gut-brain interactions underlying IBS. view more Credit: Akiyoshi Saitoh Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often comes with gastrointestinal symptoms in small and large intestines. IBS has been categorized into … Read more

A blood protein can reduce brain damage after a stroke

THIS ARTICLE/PRESS RELEASE IS PAID FOR AND PRESENTED BY University of Oslo – read more If you have a stroke, the protein FSAP may help to reduce the extent of paralyzes and problems with speech. Every year, about 12 million people suffer from a stroke worldwide. A stroke occurs suddenly and is caused by either … Read more

Study finds diet high in saturated fat can reprogram immune cells in mice

Credit: Lily Banse on Unsplash A new study by Portland State University researchers is the first to show that eating a diet exclusively high in saturated fats can reprogram the mouse immune system, making it better able to fight off infection but more susceptible to systemic inflammatory conditions, including sepsis. Brooke Napier, assistant professor of … Read more

How fish gut microbes set them up to socialize

Share this article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Gut microbes encourage specialized cells to prune back extra connections in brain circuits that control social behavior, new research in zebrafish shows. The pruning is essential for the development of normal social behavior. The researchers also found that these … Read more

Repeated psychological stress is linked with irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

The study found that emotionally-stressed (ES) mice exhibited diarrhea-like symptoms and visceral hyperalgesia without histological changes in the intestinal tract, taking a step closer to understanding the gut-brain interactions underlying IBS. Credit: Akiyoshi Saitoh Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often comes with gastrointestinal symptoms in small and large intestines. IBS has been categorized into four subtypes … Read more

Cooler Master MM712 Review – Lightweight On A Budget

As far as lightweight, budget-friendly mouse options are recognized, the $69.99 USD MM712 Gaming Mouse from Cool Master continues the company’s trend of creating some reliable workhorse gaming mice for midrange budgets, and the MM712 is no except as one of the most lightweight wired gaming mice to be had for the price. While it’s … Read more

Oxytocin improves memory in mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms

Nose drops containing a derivative of oxytocin improve Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice, according to new research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology Reports. The study is one of just a few examining whether oxytocin can rescue cognitive function in live animals. Its authors argue that the hormone should be considered as a treatment for the memory … Read more

SARS-CoV-2 activates NLRP3 inflammasome

In a recent study published in the Molecular Psychiatry journal, researchers assessed the role of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in the NLR family pyrin domain containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome activation. Study: SARS-CoV-2 drives NLRP3 inflammasome activation in human microglia through spike protein. Image Credit: John Gaertner/Shutterstock Peripheral diseases include Guillain-Barre syndrome, muscle … Read more