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Space Travel May Cause Cognitive Impairment For Some Astronauts
2014-04-24 04:00:12

Rats exposed to the same types of high-energy particles that astronauts would face during a lengthy deep space mission demonstrated lapses in attentiveness and reduced reaction times.

2014-04-23 16:30:11

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-04-18 09:59:31

The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson's disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the person's own immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and multiple sclerosis attack the body's cells.

2014-04-03 16:23:49

MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University,

2014-04-02 12:20:48

Relapse is the most painful and expensive feature of drug addiction—even after addicted individuals have been drug-free for months or years, the likelihood of sliding back into the habit remains high.

2014-03-28 09:12:49

Memories are difficult to produce, often fragile, and dependent on any number of factors—including changes to various types of nerves.

2014-03-11 23:31:01

Herb Mucuna Pruriens Active Ingredient in Innovative Supplement Beverage Albuquerque, N.M.

Brain's Reward System Responsible For Love, Or Hatred, Of Music
2014-03-06 15:28:39

While some of us obsess over music – collecting stacks of vinyl and vintage guitars – others could care less. According to a new study, the pleasure we get, or don’t get, from music is based on the innate reward system in our own brain.

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

Researchers use animal models to demonstrate that the net result of cocaine use is a balance of both positive and negative effects


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