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Cold & Flu Season is Upon Us

It’s that time of year again; the time of year filled with achy muscles, slight fevers, scratchy throats and runny noses. But is it a cold, or is it the flu?

It’s that time of year again; the time of year filled with achy muscles, slight fevers, scratchy throats and runny noses. But is it a cold, or is it the flu?

  

While the flu and the common cold are both common respiratory illnesses, they are caused by different viruses, but because they have very similar symptoms often times it can be difficult to tell them apart.

 

Study Finds New Dopamine Response to Eating When Hungry

researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Germany used a newly developed positron emission tomography (PET) technique to not only find that two peaks of dopamine are actually released, but were also able to identify the specific brain regions associated with them

The fact that our brain’s response to food relies on a dopamine release system is not a recent discovery; however, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Germany used a newly developed positron emission tomography (PET) technique to not only find that two peaks of dopamine are actually released, but were also able to identify the specific brain regions associated with them.

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