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2013-10-23 23:03:23

Scientists now understand how alcohol alters the activity of brain proteins. Ethanol, the alcohol found in beer, wine, and spirits, impairs communication between nerve cells in the brain, affecting our perception and behavior. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Scientists now understand how alcohol alters the activity of brain proteins. Ethanol, the alcohol found in beer, wine, and spirits, impairs communication between nerve cells in the brain, affecting our perception and behavior....

FDA Orders Lower Doses Of Sleep Aids For Women
2013-01-11 08:08:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring pharmaceutical companies to lower the recommended doses of popular sleeping pills, due to the potential risk of injury resulting from morning drowsiness associated with the medications in recent studies. According to Reuters, studies have demonstrated that pills containing the prescription drug zolpidem (which include products sold under the brand names Ambien, Edluar,...

Alcoholic Fly Larvae Need A Drink To Learn
2012-11-29 16:54:43

Cell Press Fly larvae fed on alcohol-spiked food for a period of days grow dependent on those spirits for learning. The findings, reported in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on November 29th, show how overuse of alcohol can produce lasting changes in the brain, even after alcohol abuse stops. The report also provides evidence that the very human experience of alcoholism can be explored in part with studies conducted in fruit flies and other animals, the researchers say....

2012-07-12 23:00:33

Even moderate use of sleeping pills carries potential long-term risks. Dr. Dan Naim, a sleep specialist, recommends a non-drug route for treating insomnia. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Early death is one of the risks associated with sleeping pills, according to a new study. While up to 10 percent of adults in the U.S. take some form of sleep aid medication, Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends sleeping pills only after non-drug routes are exhausted and for...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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