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Scientists identify promising immunotherapy combination for pediatric brain cancer

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers find drug that removes the “invisibility cloak” from medulloblastoma Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have discovered that combining immunotherapy with a drug called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) eradicated a deadly type of pediatric brain tumor in mice. The discovery, published in Nature Neuroscience, is expected to lead to a clinical trial to… Read More »

5 Ways That Love Affects the Brain

You may have heard oxytocin being called the “love hormone.” This is because oxytocin is a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It is responsible for activating neural pathways that deal with pleasure and reward.  So, how do our brains and bodies create a feeling of being in love? Let’s take a… Read More »

Can anorexia kill brain cells

This cells loss is usually permanent. In a study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, the researchers showed that normal patterns of appetite stimulation in the brain are effectively reversed in those with eating brain. As the body strives anorexia maintain life, it starts consuming its own muscle; in effect, it starts eating itself. Cxn… Read More »

What happens to brain migraine

OTC Painkillers- How do they Work, What are the Risks? Just How Many Types of Migraine Are There? Hormonal changes Some women experience migraines around the time of their period, possibly because of changes in the levels of hormones such as oestrogen around this time. You have a genetic neurologic disease, and it’s not your fault.… Read More »