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2013-08-26 11:26:49

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have brought new clarity to the picture of what goes awry in the brain during Parkinson's disease and identified a compound that eases the disease's symptoms in mice.

2013-08-21 13:13:10

Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse.

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

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.

Brain's Long-Term Reward System Relies On Dopamine
2013-08-05 10:15:52

From driving across country to graduating from college, long-term goals are often difficult to stay focused on when an immediate reward isn't within sight. A team of researchers has recently discovered new details on how the brain is able to stay focused until these long-term goals are achieved.

Motivation Lacking For Many Marijuana Users
2013-07-01 13:30:57

Long-time marijuana smokers have a lack of motivation to work or pursue normal interests, according to a new study.

Ritalin Improves Brain Function Cocaine Addicts
2013-06-28 08:40:11

A single dose of Ritalin, a commonly prescribed drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, helps improve brain function in people addicted to cocaine, according to new research.

Addicted To Chocolate? Your Eyes May Just Be Able To Give You Away
2013-06-25 04:50:44

A new study led by Drexel University has found a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool can measure the brain’s pleasure response to tasting food through the eyes.

2013-06-02 23:00:52

Dopamine, the mood-enhancing hormone, might help give a memory boost, eReflect creator of Ultimate Memory™ announced today.

2013-05-16 15:44:18

Long-term treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with certain stimulant medications may alter the density of the dopamine transporter.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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