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Researchers Identify Neurons in the Brain Circuit That Regulates Thirst

To stay alive, it is necessary for people to satisfy their aspiration for water. The benefits of drinking water include flushing the waste out of the body, cushioning joints, assisting the delivery of oxygen to cells, helping digestion, and making the brain act properly. Without water, fundamental physical processes would start […]

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Open Blood-Brain Barrier to Treat Cancer

The blood-brain barrier is vital to our life, but in some cases, it might pose big obstacle to medical treatment to save life. It has been claimed by CarThera, a French company that it has identified an approach to open the barrier whenever necessary and close it again afterwards. Being […]

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Does a Glass of Warm Milk at Night Can Really Help You Get to Sleep?

Does a Glass of Warm Milk at Night Can Really Help You Get to Sleep?

Rumor: A cup of warm milk at night can help you get to sleep easily. Truth: It’s not so much that the tryptophan helps people get to sleep, but for some reasons it seems like the placebo effect produced from the belief that milk plays the role of hypnosis actually […]

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