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If you’re a woman, you’re more likely to deal with anxiety and depression, but if you’re a man, you may have something a little different on your hands. Men are more likely to develop “neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, early onset schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity…” This phenomenon, according to research, relates to differences…

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Health is a major concern for most people as life moves forward; especially when wide-range epidemics occur – while health scares like the Zika virus can be a cause for panic, it’s found that those who actually suppress their fear are more likely to be negatively impacted. In a recent study of pregnant women in…

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What if you could prevent violence by simply stimulating a part of the brain? According to new research, this idea is possible. “Stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can reduce a person’s intention to commit a violent act by more than 50 percent…” – This…

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When someone is addicted to drugs, their brain changes. Those who use drugs actually have changes in their brain chemistry which make it more difficult for them to quit the drug their taking; this change also makes them more aware of their need to utilize a substance. According to new research, weakened serotonin 2C receptors…

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When someone undergoes a brain injury, their brain chemistry changes – It’s been known that concentrations of brain molecule N-acetylaspartate (NAA) often decrease in those who have brain injuries, but why does that matter? Well according to new research, NAA could be the key to preventing cognitive decline by making sure that amyloid-beta fibrils don’t…