Researchers reduce size of tumors in mice by artificially activating the brain’s reward system

By artificially activating the brain’s reward system, researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have dramatically reduced the size of cancerous tumors in mice. The findings were published recently in the journal Nature Communications. The research was led by doctoral students Tamar Ben-Shaanan and Maya Schiller, under the supervision of Associate Professor Asya Rolls of […]

How does perimenopause affect periods?

How do periods change during perimenopause? Managing periods during perimenopause Diet tips Other causes for period changes When to see a doctor Outlook The pattern of a person’s menstrual periods changes during perimenopause. Cycles can become longer or shorter, and sometimes, people may skip periods altogether. The lead-up to menopause is called perimenopause. Changing hormone […]