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Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

The bacteria in our guts may help determine who gets anxiety and depression

When interviewed, they said they felt less daily stress and their memories were sharper.<p>The brain benefits were subtle, but the results, reported at last year's annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, got attention.<p>That's because the pills were not a precise chemical formula synthesized by …

Why Positivity Matters -- and 3 Ways to Achieve It

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all received the well-meaning advice to "stay positive." The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It’s hard to find the motivation to focus on the …

Happiness

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

How a Zika Virus Breakthrough Vindicates Stem Cell Research

Modern biology needs tools. One of the most controversial of those tools has proven to be crucial to explaining how the Zika virus causes brain damage in newborns.<p>Zika is poised to dwarf the threat of Ebola, which was never a significant danger to the United States in spite of the cable …

Keeping Australia Alive: no second takes in ABC's ambitious medical show

Cash-strapped broadcaster’s new reality series reveals intimate footage of patients’ lives captured in 24-hour period<p>We’ve seen a lot of Australian hospital reality shows over the years. The standard bearer was Channel Nine’s RPA, which ran from 1995 to 2012 and followed a patient’s medical journey …