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2012-10-26 00:35:45

Scientists may have discovered why the standard treatment for Parkinson's disease is often effective for only a limited period of time.

Dopamine Has Many Messages
2012-07-18 14:59:38

In the insect brain, dopamine-releasing nerve cells are crucial to the formation of both punished and rewarded memories

2012-06-11 21:26:48

Out of control competitive aggression could be a result of a lagging neurotransmitter called dopamine, say researchers presenting a study at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting.

2012-05-03 09:08:22

Parkinson's disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans.

Are You A Lazy Slacker? You May Have Been Born That Way
2012-05-02 14:00:13

New brain research suggests lazy people could be naturally born that way. Researchers found evidence which suggests a person’s willingness to work hard and make money are tied to specific chemicals in 3 areas of the brain.

2012-04-30 13:08:17

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have determined how specific circuitry in the brain controls not only body movement but also motivation and learning, providing new insight into neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease—and psychiatric disorders such as addiction and depression.

2012-04-03 10:03:53

An agent under consideration for use in PET imaging combats neuronal death to relieve Parkinsonian symptoms in animal models.

2012-02-24 18:00:26

A study from Karolinska Institutet shows that a new drug for Huntington's disease - pridopidine or dopamine stabilizer ACR16 - might operate via previously unknown mechanisms of action.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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