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Cellular memory

March 11, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  Cellular memory was first studied and documented in anecdotal reports of organ recipients. Studies have shown that recipients have experienced behaviors, personality traits, food cravings or interests they had not experienced in their lives before the transplants. Every disturbance of the body, either real or imagined, evokes a stress response. The […]

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The three hungers

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Murray Susser —  How do you know when you are hungry and, for that matter, what hunger really is? There are at least three major pathways of hunger: Pavlovian hunger is when, like Pavlov’s dog, we become conditioned to a reflex. Pavlov conditioned his lab dogs by simultaneously ringing a bell and spraying […]

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