Neuroscience

MRI scans reveal changes in brains wiring after cold water shock

For the first time, a team of researchers has observed changes in how different parts of the brain interact with each other after a person's body is immersed in cold water. The findings explain why people often feel more ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Discovery of molecular pathway through which stress affects lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that affects all the organ systems of the body. This chronic disease includes periods of illness, called flare ups, and periods of remission, when symptoms are few. ...

Medical research

Researchers uncover brain waves related to social behavior

Researchers at Tohoku University and the University of Tokyo have discovered electrical wave patterns in the brain related to social behavior in mice. They also observed that mice showing signs of stress, depression, or autism ...

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