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2013-10-11 12:47:54

Normally muscles contract in order to support the body, but in a rare condition known as cataplexy the body's muscles "fall asleep" and become involuntarily paralyzed.

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2012-08-01 17:46:10

Some physiologists have set their brains about figuring out why some people constantly have cold feet, saying a biological mechanism in a person’s feet might be to blame.

2011-07-26 13:57:09

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are popular drug targets, accounting for about one-third of approved drugs and many hundreds of drugs currently in development.

2011-02-28 14:34:25

Fear of free radicals may be exaggerated, according to scientists from Karolinska Institutet.

2011-01-12 18:16:42

Adrenaline, the hormone that prepares our body to fight or flight, acts on a hyperdynamic receptor.

2010-11-17 17:27:02

Researchers at UC have found a potential genetic target for heart disease, which could lead to therapies to prevent the development of the nation’s No. 1 killer in its initial stages.

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2010-04-20 13:14:48

Researchers at the University of Illinois have identified a potential drug target for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: a receptor that is embedded in the membrane of neurons and other cells.

2010-01-07 13:41:43

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have taken an early step toward identifying a new approach to drug discovery that may eventually yield drugs with fewer side effects.

2009-12-02 14:14:32

Commonly prescribed beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs for the treatment of asthma in pregnant women as well as pre-term labor may increase the incidence of autism-spectrum disorders, psychiatric pathology, cognitive problems and poor school performance in their children.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.