Regeneration of Brain Cells

One important difference between the nervous systems and most other tissues of the body is that in the nervous tissues, neuronal cell division has "once-and-for-all" characteristics. Once adulthood is reached, neurons stop multiplying in any appreciable number. However, studies of the incorporation of labeled thymidine into DNA show that the glial cells divide even in the normal, mature brain but with negligible rate of turnover. These rates are found to increase in response to traumatic injury of the brain.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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