Research

How yo-yo dieting takes a toll on your health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since 1975, obesity has…


High microbiome diversity in the female reproductive tract linked to cervical cancer

The collection of bacteria in our gut, known as the gut microbiome, is…


COVID-19 ups the chances of dying from a broken heart

Although COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, a new review of COVID-19 studies…


What is cancer? How can immunotherapy help? Learn with illustrated flashcards.

By Jack Chan, a cancer researcher at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre The word…


Communication between the gut and the brain is a two-way street

Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach or experienced a gut-wrenching…


How do vaccines work and which ones are the most common?

We are currently living through a global pandemic due to a new virus that has…


Aging cells make 'signature' molecules that could lead to new treatments

Gray hairs and wrinkles might be visible signs of aging, but the signs we can’t…


Pop art vector illustration of side view human brain

Welcome to the Brain & Behavior Blog

My name is Chris and I received my Ph.D. in neurobiology from the University of…


COPD and Smoking Could Increase Your Risk of Severe COVID-19

The thought that we have barely scratched the surface of what we need to know…