Gay Men And Straight Women Have Similar Brains, Says Neurosurgeon

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Because we are known for being thoroughly classy, we promise to withhold all the kinky examining table jokes Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors inspires to bring you this serious science-y story. Using the rugby player who famously “became gay” after suffering a stroke as an example, neurosurgeon Dr. Neil Martin displayed similarities between homosexual […]

Your Brain on Yoga: New Studies in Neuroscience Show Meditation Positively Changes Your Brain

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This is your brain. This is your brain on yoga! Meditation to be exact. New, real, comprehensive studies are being done to prove that meditation does indeed actually transform the circuits of the brain to increase functionality, focus, empathy and happiness. How fabulous! Changes have been seen in the limbic system or the brain’s emotional command […]

Happy Halloween Weekend! Community Events October 28-30

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5th Annual Haunted Castle Tomorrow, October 28, 06:00 pm 32460 Pierce Rd., Beverly Hills, MI, $11 Our Lady Queen of Martyrs presents their family friendly scary Haunted Castle tonight. The Castle features no gore, but is set more as a Hollywood style haunted attraction. Hayrides are also available at an additional charge. 100% of the […]

How Exercise Can Strengthen The Brain

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Can exercise make the brain more fit? That absorbing question inspired a new study at the University of South Carolina during which scientists assembled mice and assigned half to run for an hour a day on little treadmills, while the rest lounged in their cages without exercising. Earlier studies have shown that exercise sparks neurogenesis, […]

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain

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Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. The study, by researchers at Purdue University, challenges the conventional wisdom that foods made with fat substitutes help with weight loss. “Our research showed that […]