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Duke researchers track missing T-cells in glioblastoma patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Glioblastoma brain tumors can have an unusual effect on the body's immune system, often causing a dramatic drop in the number of circulating T-cells that help drive the body's defenses.
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Eating too much? You can blame your brain. (How brain signaling drives what you eat. And what to do about it.)

Eating too much? You can blame your brain. (How brain signaling drives what you eat. And what to do about it.)

1 month ago   |   By Precision Nutrition

Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you're eating too much, here's how to take back control.
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It's no secret that obesity rates have been rising in the U.S. for the past 30 years. It's also no secret that Americans eat more than they used to; by almost 425 calories per day since the early '80s.
For decades, government officials, research scientists, and fitness pros blamed this on a lack of willpower - folks' inability to “push away from the table”. Diet book authors, TV doctors, and other nutrition experts tell us we're gaining because of gluten. Fats...
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