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How our brains distinguish between self-touch and touch by others

Our brains seem to reduce sensory perception from an area of our skin when we touch it ourselves, according to a new study from Linköping University published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS. The finding increases our understanding of how the brain distinguishes between being touched by another person and… Read More »

Relationship between IGF-1 and Growth Hormone

There exists a unique relationship between IGF-1 and growth hormone with both a stimulatory and mediating effect. The growth hormone/IGF-1 axis involves the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and liver. Insulin growth factor 1 is a primary mediator of many GH functions. Take, for example, cell regeneration, a crucial job of the growth hormone feedback loop. IGF-1… Read More »

So THAT'S The Difference Between A Migraine And A Headache – Women's Health

Headaches are the most common form of pain, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Pretty much every person has experienced a headache at some point in their life, and at least half of all adults have had a headache in the past year, per stats from the World Health Organization. Migraines, on the… Read More »