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Here’s what’s happening in your body if you’re feeling faint. William Moss/Shutterstock.com

Why do people faint?

Most of the time, different parts of your nervous system work in balance. But sometimes things can get out of whack – and that's when you might end up experiencing what medics call syncope.
E. Coli bacteria. Billion Photos/Shutterstock.com

How the brain helps the body fight bacteria

The discovery that the nervous system plays a crucial role in the immune response may lead to new treatments for bacterial infections.

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