Serotonin-The Mind-Body Connection

Serotonin-The Mind-Body Connection

You may have heard of Serotonin in the context of depression. In fact, treatment with antidepressants balances out this neurotransmitter for many people. We think about serotonin as only a brain neurotransmitter, but recent research says that it also operates as a hormone and can be found in the intestines! That’s right. Researchers at Caltech […]

Alzheimer’s answers… from a snail?

Alzheimer’s answers… from a snail?

What do humans and snails have in common? No, it’s not the start of a bad joke. You may be surprised to know that snails are providing researchers with a better understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease! And thanks to snails, new research suggests that it might be possible for Alzheimer’s patients to retrieve lost memories. So […]