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2014-03-11 23:31:01

Herb Mucuna Pruriens Active Ingredient in Innovative Supplement Beverage Albuquerque, N.M. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 This March, consumers across the U.S. can “Go Beyond Energy” with Aquadopa, the world’s first herbal supplement beverage to enhance dopamine function. Offering sensations of ambition and drive, Aquadopa gives users an experience not attainable with energy drinks or coffee. Creator Dr. Andrew Hemmen, a board-certified internal medicine physician, believes the drink can...

2014-03-11 08:29:26

REHOVOT, Israel, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm, Ltd. announced today that enrollment of patients is ongoing in its second Phase II clinical trial of ND0612, a novel drug formulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. ND0612 is a proprietary levodopa/carbidopa liquid formulation under development for continuous subcutaneous administration through a patch pump. It is designed to provide steady levodopa blood levels for the treatment of Parkinson's disease....

Study Explores Cocaine And The Pleasure Principle
2014-03-05 15:10:12

Julie Cohen, University of California - Santa Barbara Researchers use animal models to demonstrate that the net result of cocaine use is a balance of both positive and negative effects On the other side of the cocaine high is the cocaine crash, and understanding how one follows the other can provide insight into the physiological effects of drug abuse. For decades, brain research has focused on the pleasurable effects of cocaine largely by studying the dopamine pathway. But this...

2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...

Optogenetics Therapy Binge Drinking
2014-01-06 15:09:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American researchers has stumbled upon a way to prevent binge drinking in animal subjects, according to a new report in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. By using light to stimulate specific neurons in the brain, the study team was able to show a cause-and-effect relationship between the discharge of dopamine in the brain and drinking behaviors of animals. “For decades, we have observed that particular brain regions...

2013-08-21 13:13:10

Finding offers clue to developing treatments for misuse of illicit drugs Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse. This association has puzzled researchers since it was first observed more than three decades ago. Senior author Michael Beckstead, Ph.D., from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, said the team found that dopamine neurons in a brain region called...

Alcoholism Risk May Be Driven By Overactive Dopamine System
2013-08-11 04:44:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Marco Leyton, a professor of psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal and corresponding author of the study, and his colleagues report when compared to those at low risk of...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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