We Have a ‘Sixth Sense’ That Is Key to Our Wellbeing, But Only if We Listen to It

Most people are familiar with the five senses (touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste), but not everyone knows we have an additional sense called interception. This is the sense of the internal state of our body. It helps us feel and interpret internal signals that regulate vital functions in our body, such as hunger, thirst, … Read more

Years lived alone and/or serial break-ups may increase inflammation in men

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a new study, researchers found that living alone for many years and / or experiencing serial relationship breaks were strongly linked to increased levels of inflammatory markers in the blood – but only in men. Although the inflammation was classified as low grade, it was persistent, and most likely indicates … Read more

Severe Depression Affects Women and Men Differently – Scientists May Have Finally Discovered Why

A team of Université Laval scientists may have discovered why severe depression affects women and men differently, according to a study published on January 10, 2022, in Communicating Nature. The researchers examined the brains of people with depression at the time of death and found changes located in different parts of the brain for each … Read more