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2009-06-02 13:45:59

Drugs -- many over-the-counter -- for allergies, hypertension or asthma can cause cognition problems in the elderly, U.S. researchers found. Study author Dr.

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2009-04-24 09:39:39

The calming neurological effects of nicotine have been demonstrated in a group of non-smokers during anger provocation.

2009-04-09 07:45:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Drs. Timothy Salthouse and Eric R. Braverman, the effects of the brain's cognitive abilities become less effective as early as our mid-twenties. A recent study by Dr.

2009-04-06 16:17:59

Nicotine isn't just addictive, it may also interfere with dozens of cellular interactions in the body, U.S.

2009-04-01 08:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., April 1, /PRNewswire/ -- EnVivo Pharmaceuticals today announced an agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) for the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, EVP-6124, in Japan and several other Asian countries.

2009-03-24 09:18:54

-A tiny genetic mutation is the key to understanding why nicotine--which binds to brain receptors with such addictive potency--is virtually powerless in muscle cells that are studded with the same type of receptor.

2009-02-10 09:15:24

A research team led by Northwestern University reports that insulin may slow or prevent the damage and memory loss caused by toxic proteins affiliated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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2009-01-23 09:18:29

Duke University Medical System researchers have discovered there are differing taste pathways for nicotine, which could provide a new approach for future smoking-cessation products.

2009-01-12 01:17:00

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Mithridion, Inc., a drug development company focusing on serious Central Nervous System disorders, including Alzheimer's disease (AD), announced today that it held an initial closing of $2.9 million in Series B Preferred Stock financing.

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2008-11-18 09:25:18

Scientists have identified a relationship between two proteins in the brain that has links to both nicotine addiction and autism.


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