Swirski, Ph.D., who is an associate professor at MGH and Harvard Medical School, also in Boston, "by which a brain hormone
controls production of inflammatory cells in the bone marrow in a way that helps protect the blood vessels from damage."
Melatonin is another brain hormone
that increases your need for and ability to sleep.
A recently identified brain hormone
increases wakefulness and appears to suppress fear when it's injected into rodents.
The gene makes a receptor protein stimulated by a brain hormone
Concentrations of this brain hormone
normally peak during darkness, usually around 1 a.m.
Serotonin is a brain hormone
that influences mood and behavior.
Along with estrogen, the brain hormone
oxytocin plays a key role in these maternal responses.
However, a second study shows that tumors feed on this fat only in the absence of melatonin, a brain hormone
produced at night.
It also increases the production of serotonin, the feel-good brain hormone
Exposure to light at night can disrupt the body's production of melatonin, a brain hormone
best known for its daily role in resetting the body's biological clock (SN: 5/13/95, p.
Chocolate contains phenylethylamine (PEA), the brain hormone
responsible for giving intense feelings of love.
The environmental change is translated into the physiological response via the same brain hormone
that triggers the exit of a mammalian fetus from the womb, Denver has found.