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Alzheimer's Disease
2014-04-07 08:44:44

A team of researchers working with Prof. Dr. Christa E. Muller from the University of Bonn demonstrates a positive effect on tau deposits.

2013-01-23 11:05:37

Neuroscience researchers from Tufts University have found that our star-shaped brain cells, called astrocytes, may be responsible for the rapid improvement in mood in depressed patients after acute sleep deprivation.

Caffeine Increases Ability To Recognize Positive Words
2012-11-08 15:54:43

A new study shows that caffeine can increase a person’s ability and speed in recognizing words with a positive connotation.

2011-09-14 11:39:45

Cornell University researchers may have solved a 100-year puzzle: How to safely open and close the blood-brain barrier so that therapies to treat Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and cancers of the central nervous system might effectively be delivered.

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2010-05-31 08:50:00

Scientists have taken another important step toward understanding just how sticking needles into the body can ease pain.

2009-04-08 11:08:36

New report in the FASEB Journal lays the blueprint for new constipation drugs.

2009-01-29 09:36:08

Brain cells called astrocytes help to cause the urge to sleep that comes with prolonged wakefulness, according to a study in mice, funded by the National Institutes of Health. The cells release adenosine, a chemical known to have sleep-inducing effects that are inhibited by caffeine.


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