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2010-01-19 12:24:48

Researchers from the University of British Columbia and Harvard University have co-developed a system that captures on video and barcodes the behavioral responses of zebrafish to chemical compounds on a large scale.

2010-01-12 18:46:54

A fast-acting compound that appears to improve cognitive function impairments in mice similar to those found in patients with progressive Alzheimer's disease has been identified by scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program in Drug Discovery.

2010-01-12 10:46:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research shows that what's good for the heart and cardiovascular system is also good for the brain, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

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2010-01-10 15:36:53

Researchers at the Indiana University and Stanford University schools of medicine have determined how a "chemical chaperone" does its job in the body, which could lead to a new class of drugs to help reduce the muscle damage caused by heart attacks.

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2009-12-14 07:28:25

Scientists have resolved a question about how a popular class of drugs used to treat schizophrenia works using biosensors that reveal previously hidden components of chemical communication in the brain.

2009-11-13 16:07:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Plagued by a growing weakness that left her unable to walk, talk and even take a normal breath, 11-year-old Iraqi Aram Ali was a shell of the bright little girl she used to be. No one could figure out what was wrong.

2009-10-02 10:41:57

New study finds that older people hospitalized for bradycardia are more likely to be taking cholinesterase-inhibiting drugs such as donepezil.

2009-09-10 17:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (Privately Held) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein will be presenting at two industry conferences during the month of September.

2009-08-17 16:16:09

The polyphenols found in red wine are thought to help prevent Alzheimer's disease, and new research from Purdue University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine has shown that some of those compounds in fact reach the brain.

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2009-08-05 10:40:00

A study released on Wednesday warned that one of the world's most common insect repellents acts on the central nervous system in the same way as some insecticides and nerve gases.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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