09 Dec, 2023
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The Big Reason Marijuana Makes People So Hungry – Health Digest

“It’s like pressing a car’s brakes and accelerating instead,” said Tamas Horvath, lead author of a 2015 rodent study published in Nature, during a press release (via PBS). The research paper explains that natural cannabinoid receptors in our brain help keep our food intake in check. A specific group of neurons, known as POMC neurons, […]

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The One Big Health Problem Connected To Having Blue Eyes – Health Digest

The association between increased alcohol use and light eyes may also be related to differences in neuron-firing speed (via┬áPersonality and Individual Differences). Melanin sheaths act as a protective cover for the connecting cables of our neurons. The more melanin we have in the front layer of the iris as well as in our central nervous […]