Neuroscience

Study explores neurons that control nausea-like responses

At some point, everyone experiences nausea. Whether it occurs after unwisely eating a week-old slice of pizza or as an accompaniment to a serious infection, that queasy, unsettling sensation centered around the stomach is ...

Medical research

The placebo effect meets the proteome

The molecular bases of the placebo effect are poorly understood. A team led by LMU researcher Karin Meissner has now studied the phenomenon in the context of nausea, and identified specific proteins that correlate with its ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

'Morning sickness' is misleading and inaccurate, new study argues

The term "morning sickness" is misleading and should instead be described as nausea and sickness in pregnancy, argue researchers led by the University of Warwick who have demonstrated that these symptoms can occur at any ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q&A: Home remedies may help prevent morning sickness

Dear Mayo Clinic: I am newly pregnant and not looking forward to the terrible morning sickness I experienced with my first two pregnancies. There were weeks when it felt like I could not keep any food down. What causes morning ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Ondansetron in pregnancy not linked to most birth defects

(HealthDay)—Use of ondansetron for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy does not appear to be associated with birth defects, according to research published in the August issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Nausea

Nausea (Latin: Nausea, from Greek: Ναυτεία, "sea-sickness", also called wamble) is the sensation of unease and discomfort in the stomach with an urge to vomit.

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