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BMI and the Brain: A Hypothalamic Connection

BMI and the Brain: A Hypothalamic Connection

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Whether it is pizza or steak, pudding or cake, the taste, smell, and even the idea of something we love eating can unleash an intoxicating rush of pleasure. Some might compare it to a “high,”

Running Up and Down Your Spine: Imaging the elusive vertebral lymphatic network

Running Up and Down Your Spine: Imaging the elusive vertebral lymphatic network

Image courtesy of Alice Tirard Between our cells lies a concealed, interwoven tapestry of vessels that plays a central role in transporting material all over our bodies. The primary function of these lymphatic vessels is to drain our tissues of

(Mistaken For a) Stranger Danger: What the microbiome can teach us about autoimmunity

(Mistaken For a) Stranger Danger: What the microbiome can teach us about autoimmunity

It is well known that trillions of microorganisms populate our guts and perform a multitude of beneficial functions, including digestion. However, new research by Yale scientists suggests that one of the generally harmless bacteria in our microbiome might be the

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