The Neural Mechanism Behind the Circulatory Response to Stress

Exam season is looming and stress levels are rising! Although a familiar feeling, and common, have you ever considered the biological factors associated with why we feel a certain way when stressed? Most of us know when we get stressed, our brains release a ‘cocktail’ of neurotransmitters which in turn signal our sympathetic system to […]

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Is consuming caffeine during pregnancy safe?

If you or someone you know has been pregnant or are pregnant, you might have come across people saying “you should not be drinking coffee whilst pregnant”. However, as an avid coffee drinking population, cutting out a daily staple is difficult. For which reason, experts in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have […]

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