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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. The protein, known as diazepam binding inhibitor (DBI), calms the rhythms of a key brain circuit and could aid in the development of new therapies for epilepsy, anxiety and sleep disorders without the side effects of...

2013-05-21 23:26:49

Diazepam Addiction Treatment and Drug Rehab Announced by Recovery Associates, Offering Treatment for Those Addicted to Diazepam. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is placing an emphasis upon Diazepam addiction treatment, helping men and women stop using and break free from this harrowing drug. Diazepam is used to treat muscle spasms, anxiety disorder, and seizures. It is also prescribed to control agitation brought on by...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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