Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body’s large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives from the brain to the muscles. Published today in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine — giving doctors new clues as to why patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other neurological diseases often rapidly decline when their movement becomes limited.
USC Professor Valter Longo, an expert on dietary restriction and regeneration, leads team of USC and Harvard researchers looking to slow aging and prevent disease
By Abbey Ryan
All winter long we wait impatiently for the weather to get warmer so we can resume regular outdoor activities. Winter ends and we’re delighted, pulling out our BBQs, splash pads, and outdoor running shoes—until we remember what the warm weather also brings… Mosquitoes.
We pick our careers in various ways – follow in a parent’s footstep, admire people we deem successful, or like me, influenced by a teacher who challenged me to go to medical school. I took up the challenge and after ten years in medical practice, decided it was not the career for me and made a leap to financial planning. It was a tough decision, and a couple of people through the years commented on the guilt I should feel about this decision. How do we deal with career dissatisfaction? Should we feel guilty about changing careers? And if so, how do we deal with that guilt?
Tente conhecer as pessoas sem dar ouvidos ao que dizem a respeito delas. Existem seres humanos lindos por trás das fofocas que fazem sobre eles.
The news: It turns out meditating is good for more than just quiet time: It can actually help us fight the cripplingly high stress levels we experience during our busy lives, in the office or elsewhere.
Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder may have found a type of “good” bacterium that could protect the brain against the harmful effects of stress. If confirmed in clinical trials, the results may lead to probiotic-based treatments against stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.