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Brain Makes Natural Valium
2013-05-31 10:15:20

A naturally occurring protein secreted only in discrete areas of the mammalian brain may act as a Valium-like constraint on certain types of epileptic seizures, Stanford University researchers reported on Thursday.

2013-01-05 05:01:10

BluCetin, which is Patented Form of the Dihydromyricetin Molecule, has been Shown in Animal-Based Studies to Reduce the Unpleasant Symptoms that Can Result from Drinking too Much Alcohol

Propofol Controlled With Light, Possible Blindness Help As Well
2012-09-14 08:58:36

A new study by German researchers found that a light-sensitive element that was mixed with the anesthetic propofol was able to be managed by light and the mixture could possibly be used to treat particular eye disorders.

New Model Synapse Could Help With Disorders Such As Epilepsy And Anxiety
2012-08-08 09:42:42

A new way to study the role of a critical neurotransmitter in disorders such as epilepsy, anxiety, insomnia, depression, schizophrenia, and alcohol addiction has been developed by a group of scientists led by Gong Chen, an associate professor of biology at Penn State University.

2012-06-18 11:01:12

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have identified commensal bacteria in the human intestine that produce a neurotransmitter that may play a role in preventing or treating inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease.

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2011-03-01 09:31:56

Discovery could lead to new therapies for alcoholism.

2011-02-28 15:00:00

Discovery Could Lead to New Therapies for Alcoholism BALTIMORE, Feb.

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2010-03-01 12:57:09

The next advance in treating major depression may relate to a group of brain chemicals that are involved in virtually all our brain activity.

2009-10-22 12:53:07

There are increasingly precise molecular insights into ways that stress exposure leads to fear and through which fear extinction resolves these fear states.

2005-08-04 16:05:25

Using a novel analysis of the interactions among related genes, Duke University Medical Center researchers have uncovered some of the first evidence that complex genetic interactions account for autism risk. The Duke team found that the brain mechanism that normally stops or slows nerve impulses contributes to the disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.