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2010-12-08 22:10:07

Researchers have shed new light on dopamine's role in the brain's reward system, which could provide insight into impulse control problems associated with addiction and a number of psychiatric disorders.

2010-11-29 16:27:50

Neuroscientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have developed a protein peptide that may be a novel type of highly targeted treatment for depression with a low side-effect profile.

2010-10-21 13:06:25

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have succeeded in creating a model of the way the brain releases dopamine, an important chemical involved in transmitting signals between nerve cells.

2010-10-20 19:01:57

Daily sleeping and eating patterns are critical to human well-being and health.

2010-10-15 17:07:46

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in conjunction with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Ca., recently reported a detailed study of the interactions of water soluble semi-conductor quantum dots (QDs) with the electro-active neuro-transmitter dopamine.

2010-07-13 16:04:37

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that prolonged exposure to a high fat diet is correlated with changes in the brain chemical dopamine within the striatum, a critical component of the brain’s reward system.

2010-07-01 11:07:24

It's a common scenario: you're on a diet, determined to give up eating cakes, but as you pass the cake counter, all resolve disappears.

2010-06-25 16:13:01

We’ve all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage.

2010-06-03 16:24:46

There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence.

2010-06-01 05:59:00

NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm, Ltd. announced today the successful enrollment and dosing in its Phase I clinical trial of ND0611.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.