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Emotions and physical health: what neuropeptides have to do with it?

Neuropeptides (nerve proteins) are chemicals that regulate almost all life processes of our cells and also the way all cells communicate with each other.  Peptides are tiny pieces of protein that are produced in the brain and throughout the whole … Continue reading

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HUG your way to health

hug v. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace. n. An affectionate embrace [probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hugga, to comfort] The power of touch has intrigued researchers for decades. Studies show that touch … Continue reading

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