Andrew Newberg, M.D., Director of Research in the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health conducted a study that suggests retreats can alter the brain’s feel-good chemical systems, dopamine and serotonin.
The health benefits of exercise are no secret. Getting enough exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, can help prevent cardiovascular disease and improves sleep habits. But many people may not realize that appropriate exercise can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic, progressive neurologic disease that affects movement.
Could a stroke really be caused by extreme emotion? Dr. Pascal Jabbour, a vascular neurosurgeon at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute of Neuroscience at Jefferson explains.
The first step is to avoid a hangover all together. But if you have overindulged, we’ve gathered up some information from Michael L. Oshinsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology at Jefferson, about the science behind what causes a hangover, and how you can avoid it.