Category Archives: neuropod

Researchers begin to map direct gut-to-brain connection.


Researchers at Duke University have mapped a direct cell-to-cell connection between the gut and the nervous system.  The new system may change researchers’ understanding of how the brain senses that the person is ‘full’, and how that sensation might be affected by gastric bypass surgery. The opensource study, which is published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, also shed light

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