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Propofol Breakthrough New Anesthetics
2013-09-23 09:33:59

New research has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, a discovery that may lead to the creation of even better drugs.

Water Molecules Control Long Post-activation Recovery Period Of Potassium Channels
2013-07-29 08:51:57

Just 12 molecules of water cause the long post-activation recovery period required by potassium ion channels before they can function again.

2013-05-29 09:48:10

For several years, the pharmaceutical industry has tried to develop drugs that target a specific neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, the NMDA receptor.

2013-05-24 23:20:39

“The Sodium Theory Revisited” reveals newest developments in nerve function research. UNITED KINGDOM (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The sodium

The Itch Molecule
2013-05-24 08:20:02

Using mouse models, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered a small molecule that is released in the spinal cord that triggers a process later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.

Study Finds Hot And Cold Senses Interact
2013-04-09 10:20:59

A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.

Turning Off The Cold: Neuroscientists Remove Chilly Protein From Skin
2013-02-13 07:59:08

Are you tired of being cold all the time? Do you wish you could turn the cold off at the push of a button? Well neuroscientists from the University of South Carolina (USC) may have some good news for you.

Improving The Skin's Response To UVA Light
2013-01-22 05:41:26

A group of researchers from Brown University have demonstrated that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to detect ultraviolet light and quickly begin producing melanin to prevent DNA damage.


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