Diffusion Science radio: Plasticised brains, tea, and pain

Plasticised brains, tea, and pain

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News of Black tea blocks herpes, and fermentable fibre helps asthma, by Ian Woolf.
Brains restored to the speed learning of childhood with a pill, by Ian Woolf,
Dr Patrick Rubie and Ian Woolf discuss placebo mechanism and pain, and contraceptive news from 2009.
Presented and produced by Ian Woolf

Inhibition of herpes simplex virus infection by tannins and related compounds
Effect of black tea extract on herpes simplex virus-1 infection of cultured cells
Gut microbiota metabolism of dietary fiber influences allergic airway disease and hematopoiesis
High-fibre diet may protect against allergic asthma
The potential of HDAC inhibitors as cognitive enhancers.
HDAC inhibition modulates hippocampus-dependent long-term memory for object location in a CBP-dependent manner.
Valproate reopens critical-period learning of absolute pitch
NPR interview - Want Perfect Pitch? You Might Be Able To Pop A Pill For That

January 6, 2014
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