A weak heart makes a suffering brain

Evidence of Disturbed Gene Activity in the Brain as a Result of Heart Problems Göttingen/Germany, February 26, 2021. Heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain’s memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. Researchers at the German...

Survey for 2021

Thank you everyone who participated in our recent survey to help us deliver better content to you for 2021. We received a lot of positive feedback about the quality of what we do – thank you for your kindness! We would like to let you know about some of the...

Brain Signature of Loneliness

Neural “signature” may reflect how we respond to feelings of social isolation This holiday season will be a lonely one for many people as social distancing due to COVID-19 continues, and it is important to understand how isolation affects our health. A new...

Who is this absent(ee)

An absentee is someone who is no longer here, who no longer exists, someone who is not present… in the present. We all miss someone who is absent (a curious expression, “is absent”, i.e., someone who has taken the place of absence, they exist...

Psychotherapy in Pain Management

Psychotherapy in Pain Management: New Viewpoints and Treatment Targets Based On A Brain Theory by Robert Moss A note from Richard Hill. Robert Moss has produced a paper for the AIMS Neuroscience Journal that is so thorough and rich with neuroscience literature, that I...

Tracing the Brain-To-Gut Connection

Using rabies virus injected into the stomach of rats, researchers trace the nerves back to the brain and find distinct ‘fight or flight’ and ‘rest and digest’ circuits. These results explain how mental states can affect the gut, and present new ways to treat gastrointestinal problems.