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News tag: dopamine


Going to the gym

One week of gym absence erases your physical condition


17 Mar, 2016 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Hitting  the gym almost goes without saying in this day and age, when shaping up is the thing to do. But if  the you already have the virus, then you might also wonder how many days you can skip going to the gym, and still have an envying physical condition. According…

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Parkinson’s disease patients benefitting from electrical stimuli


10 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Parkinson’s disease patients may have significant improvements in quality of life due to a device that uses electric noise to stimulate their sense of balance, new research promises. Swedish scientists from the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy created a portable pocket-sized vestibular that promises to improve the lives of Parkinson’s…

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“The compass of pleasure” explains mind attraction to food, sex and drugs


27 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In his book, „The Compass of Pleasure”, Dr. David Linden, professor at John Hopkins University School of Medicine reveals how the human brain is naturally structured to surrender to food, sex and drugs. The book is peppered with funny stories on how the brain reward system works, why meditation is…

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Parkinson’s disease potentially reversed using breakthrough discovery


7 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Coming as a major breakthrough in treating Parkinson's disease, Swedish scientists discovered it is possible to create dopamine cells from embryonic stem cells and transplant them into the brain to replace the cells lost to the disease. A loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain is the cause of Parkinson’s…

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Season of birth says how moody you are


1 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
New research suggests people born during summertime are more likely to have mood swings when they grow into adulthood. On the other hand, people born in the winter are much calmer, and those with birthdays in the spring brim with optimism. The findings were presented by researchers from the University…