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2013-05-08 17:12:26

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered how the predominant class of Alzheimer's pharmaceuticals might sharpen the brain's performance.

2012-05-02 11:41:06

A new mouse model of delirium developed by Wellcome Trust researchers has provided an important insight into the mechanisms underlying the condition, bringing together two theories as to its causes.

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2010-11-24 08:11:52

The brain is forever chattering to itself, via electrical impulses sent along its hard-wired neuronal "Ethernet".

2010-09-13 07:00:00

Profile comparison to donepezil, citing greater potential benefits CALIFON, NJ, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anavex Life Sciences Corp.

2010-08-10 17:27:00

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a chemical system in the brain that reacts differently in cocaine addicts, findings that could result in new treatment options for individuals addicted to the drug.

2009-06-02 13:45:59

Drugs -- many over-the-counter -- for allergies, hypertension or asthma can cause cognition problems in the elderly, U.S. researchers found. Study author Dr.

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2008-11-18 09:25:18

Scientists have identified a relationship between two proteins in the brain that has links to both nicotine addiction and autism.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.