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A new map of the brain's serotonin system

As Liqun Luo was writing his introductory textbook on neuroscience in 2012, he found himself in a quandary. He needed to include a section about a vital system in the brain controlled by the chemical messenger serotonin, ...

Aug 24, 2018
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Cannabidiol prevents nausea in rats

A non-psychoactive compound derived from marijuana could potentially be developed into new anti-nausea treatments for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, suggests research in rats published in eNeuro. The study represents ...

Jul 30, 2018
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Mother's touch supports pup's brain development

A mother's presence may have immediate and long-term effects on her child's developing brain by modulating the serotonin system, suggests a study of rat moms and their pups published in eNeuro. The research provides a potential ...

Jul 23, 2018
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Serotonin speeds learning

An international team from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU), in Portugal, and the University College London (UCL) in the U.K. has uncovered a previously unknown effect of serotonin on learning. Their results ...

Jun 26, 2018
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