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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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