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Black Seed Oil (Nigella Sativa) Effectively Reverses Antibiotic-Induced Depression in Mice (2024 Study)

In a world increasingly reliant on antibiotics, emerging research sheds light on the unintended consequences of their chronic use, revealing significant impairments in mitochondrial function, hypothalamus-mediated metabolic operations, and amygdala-regulated emotional processes. A novel study has explored the potential of black seed oil (Nigella sativa oil, NSO) to mitigate these adverse effects, focusing on its …

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Dopamine & Social Status vs. Stress Responses in Mice (2023 Study)

Social hierarchies are not just a human phenomenon; they’re prevalent in the animal kingdom too, particularly among social creatures like mice. A groundbreaking study on isogenic C57BL/6 mice has shed light on the intricate mechanisms that govern social hierarchy, particularly focusing on the role of dopamine and stress response. This discovery not only enhances our …

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