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Nightshifts disrupt rhythm between brain and gut, study shows

Blood tests on participants show profound impact work pattern has on hormones Working night shifts can mess up the body’s natural rhythms so much that the brain and digestive system end up completely out of kilter with one another, scientists say. Three night shifts...

What does running do to your brain?

Neuroscientists have studied treadmill runners, ultramarathon athletes – and a number of lab animals – to investigate the effects of running on grey matterIt may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation –...

Ruby Wax: me and my brain

The comedian and author, 64, on appreciating the age she’s reached and learning to love her brainThese days I can switch on inner calm, but not all the time. The shit still hits the fan, but the difference is that in the past I could go over the edge, into depression....

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