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Molecular ‘switch’ reduces nicotine’s effect on the brain in animal model.

The motivation for natural rewards such as food, sex and exercise, and also of drugs such as nicotine, relies on neurons in the brain’s reward system, based in a brain … Continue Reading Molecular ‘switch’ reduces nicotine’s effect on the brain in animal model.

Neural circuit identified, and tweaked, to prevent memory-loss caused by sleep deprivation.

Sleep is a critical period for memory consolidation, and most people don’t get enough. Research has shown that even brief periods of sleep deprivation can lead to deficits in memory … Continue Reading Neural circuit identified, and tweaked, to prevent memory-loss caused by sleep deprivation.

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