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VIDEO: Neuroscientist explores effects of chiropractic adjustment on the brain

Excerpt from Dr. Heidi Haavik’s presentation at The Wave conference in San Francisco. Haavik, director of research at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic, discusses the results of her years of research investigating what happens to the brain after a chiropractic adjustment.

VIDEO: Activating the Brain

Dr. Ted Carrick, professor of clinical neurology and founder of Carrick Institute, was a speaker at this year's Life West Wave Conference in San Francisco. He discusses the potential of chiropractic care in managing brain dysfunction.

Brain influences muscle, nerve development much sooner than previously believed

The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from Tufts University scientists in Medford/Somerville, Mass., which shows that long before movement or other behaviors occur, the brain of an embryonic frog influences muscle and nerve development and protects the embryo from agents that cause developmental defects.
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Study links body clock, gut bacteria to weight gain

University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) researchers have uncovered new clues about how gut bacteria and the body's circadian clock work together to promote body fat accumulation. In a mouse study that may someday lead to new strategies to fight obesity, the scientists found that the gut bacteria, or microbiome, regulate lipid (fat) uptake and storage by hacking into and changing the function of the circadian clocks in the cells that line the gut. » Read more...