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  1. Sleep Health: 20 Facts About Your Biological Body ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    ... master clock is comprised of approximately 20,000 neurons and it is located in a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. The master clock governs all the biological clocks in the body. Human beings are a diurnal species. We are active during the ...

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  2. The effect of occipital nerve field stimulation on the descending...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | BioMed Central

    ... that the procedure affects the central nervous system [ ]. The predominant areas of activation were in the hypothalamus, thalamus, orbitofrontal cortex, prefrontal cortex, periaqueductal gray area, and cerebellum. A 18F-FDG PET study in patients ...

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  3. Current and Projected Cluster Headache Syndrome Market Size in Terms of Volume and Value 2016-2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | SBWire

    ... headache are not completely known, though some of the rare causes may be hereditary, smoking and dysfunction of hypothalamus. The intense pain is known to be caused by dilation of blood vessels creating pressure on the trigeminal nerve. Diagnosis of ...

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  4. Disrupted circadian rhythms may drive anxiety and exacerbate brain disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Clifford Saper, MD, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, who's work focuses on integrated functions maintained by hypothalamus which includes the regulation of wake-sleep cycles. "They also suggest that sleep-focused therapies, such as treatments to ...

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  5. How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | LiveScience

    ... University in Australia. The main principle underlying homeostasis - a signaling process that's governed by the hypothalamus region in the brain - "is that the longer we are awake, the higher our drive for sleep or likelihood of falling asleep ...

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  6. This Is What Happens to Your Body During SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | She Knows

    ... system. "The pituitary gland lights up. The nucleus accumbens and ventral tegmental areas are activated. The hypothalamus goes into overdrive. And the center of reasoning and behavior shuts down entirely as you spiral into the euphoria of sexual ...

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  7. Nih Brain Initiative debuts cell census of mouse motor cortex -- for startersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Neuronal activities for specific social behaviors map to a few cell clusters in the mouse hypothalamus preoptic region. For example, the same cluster of neurons have reached a milestone in their quest to catalog the brain's "parts list."

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  8. Nih Brain Initiative debuts cell census of mouse motor cortex - for startersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | National Institutes of Health

    ... involved in the social behaviors. This is just one of the findings emerging from a new cell atlas of the mouse hypothalamus preoptic region, which is known to mediate key social behaviors and homeostatic functions, such as sleep, thirst, and ...

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  9. Dissecting terror: How does fear work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Medical News Today

    ... important role in the processing of emotions, including fear. The amygdala is able to trigger activity in the hypothalamus, which activates the pituitary gland, which is where the nervous system meets the endocrine (hormone) system. At this time, ...

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  10. Spay and neuter for dogs: Avoiding the health consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | EurekAlert!

    Innovative Veterinary Care Journal publishes a review of research on the consequences of canine gonadectomy and of methods to sterilize dogs while preserving hormones for long-term health. IMAGE: In the intact postpubertal mammal, the hypothalamus secretes gonadotropin releasing hormone , which stimulates the anterior pituitary to release luteinizing hormone .

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  11. Neuroendocrine regulation of air pollution health effects: Emerging insightsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... has recently emerged which implicates the role of neuroendocrine sympathetic-adrenal-medullary (SAM) and hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) stress axes in mediating a wide array of systemic and pulmonary effects. The systemic metabolic and immune ...

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  12. Two-pronged approach -- Novel combined therapy tackles excess fatty tissueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | EurekAlert!

    ... acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) in the brain. These receptors are found in special nerve cells in the hypothalamus. When they are activated, this generates a greater feeling of fullness and the appetite wanes. In their experiments, however, the ...

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  13. Pharmacokinetics and tissue distribution of monotropein and deacetyl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | BioMed Central

    ... stomach after oral administration, and noteworthily high concentrations of MON and DA were detected in the rat hypothalamus. The results of the present study may shed new lights on the biological behavior of MOIGs in vivo , help explain their ...

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  14. How to Fix Your Internal ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Men's Journal

    ... When morning light hits our eyes, it activates a certain protein, which, in turn, sends a signal to the brain's hypothalamus that it's time to get going. The brain releases hormones throughout the body that wake up all the systems. Body temperature ...

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  15. Targeting a hunger hormone to treat obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... ghrelin receptor to stimulate hunger, using mice unable to produce the GI q/11 protein in the cells of their hypothalamus. The appetite of these mice remained unchanged when administered YIL781. On the other hand, normal mice ate three times more, ...

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  16. Deep brain stimulation not effective for treating early Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... implanted in the brain in a spot between the hippocampus, which is responsible for learning and memory, and the hypothalamus, which regulates body temperature, hunger, and thirst. Twelve participants were under 65 with early onset Alzheimer's and 20 ...

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  17. Early-life epigenetic changes along the corticotropin-releasing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Molecular Psychiatry

    ... Dev Neurobiol. 2015;75:842-53. Kisliouk T, Cramer T, Meiri N. Heat stress attenuates new cell generation in the hypothalamus: a role for miR-138. Neuroscience. 2014;277:624-36. Kisliouk T, Cramer T, Meiri N. Methyl CpG level at distal part of ...

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  18. Hope for men with low libidosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Mail

    ... in 1996 in Hershey, a town in the US home to the famous brand of chocolate. Kisspeptin is produced by the hypothalamus region of the brain and is now the subject of several clinical trials across the world. Early studies suggest it could help ...

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  19. Sini powder, a TCM herbal formula, shown to have potent anti-depressive effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | NewsTarget.com

    ... that the herbal formulation given to the rats could be the reason behind the possible modulation of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis. Study results also imply that one pretreatment of Sini powder extract could lower the levels of increased ...

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  20. Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer's Not for EveryoneRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Health News Digest

    ... implanted in the brain in a spot between the hippocampus, which is responsible for learning and memory, and the hypothalamus, which regulates body temperature, hunger and thirst. Participants included people with early-onset and late-onset ...

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