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2014-06-21 23:03:07

The solar and serotonin systems are celebrated this Solstice Day 2014 in a bit of PubMed research. Author and publisher Bryan W. Brickner highlights established and new science supporting the fact that one’s serotonin system is as important to life (and health) as the sun. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 “Tales of reducing hot flashes and insomnia?” opened political scientist Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not today’s solstice ~ serotonin is the answer.” Serotonin (5-HT,...

2014-06-18 23:05:42

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/5-htp-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market for Food and Beverage,...

2014-06-12 08:22:28

ALBANY, New York, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market for Food and Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Medical and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the 5-HTP market was valued at USD 31.7 million in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 51.4 million by 2019, increasing at a CAGR of 7.1% from...

2014-04-19 23:01:15

In noting Bicycle Day 2014, author Bryan W. Brickner tells the story of Albert Hoffman’s first intentional use of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) through the lens of serotonin, the neurotransmitter system LSD modulates. PubMed provides the quotes and science for an immune dialogue, an early life tale, circadian clock notes and bowels (irritable and otherwise). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 “Serotonin has a synaptic transmission,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “and 71 years ago...

2014-03-29 23:00:03

New Beginnings Recovery Center in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida offers new Natural Detox Program to help patients succeed in recovery, called The Restore Neurotransmitter Restoration Program (TM). Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 New Beginnings Recovery Center has been a leader in the addiction treatment field in South Florida for over 8 years. They have now launched a new program that promises to change the standard for outpatient detoxification. The Restore Neurotransmitter...

2014-02-13 08:31:14

TACOMA, Wash., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted neuroscientist Dr. Rodolfo Llinas and colleagues have published an article reporting that Revalesio's RNS60 improves synaptic transmission. Synapses connect nerve cells and allow communication through the release of neurotransmitters, which are essential for normal function of the nervous system and overall brain activity. In their work, Dr. Llinas and his coworkers used the squid giant synapse, a well-established model for...

2014-01-17 11:22:44

Schistosoma mansoni and its close relatives are parasitic flatworms that affect millions worldwide and kill an estimated 250,000 people a year. A study published on January 16 in PLOS Pathogens identifies a new part of the molecular pathway that controls parasite movement. And because coordinated movement is essential for the schistosome life cycle in its human host, this protein is a promising new drug target. "We know that many anti-parasitic drugs act on the worm's nervous system", says...

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2013-10-16 09:42:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Feelings of happiness are triggered by the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain. A few of the common triggers for dopamine release are food, sex and drugs. Once the brain receives a dose of dopamine, it is not content with a onetime burst of joy but instead remembers the feeling and works to achieve it again and again. Dopamine enables us to remember how to make decisions that once again give us that happiness kick....

2013-10-08 10:09:58

For more than a decade the research group of Brown University Professor Walter Atwood has doggedly pursued the workings of the JC polyomavirus, which causes a disease called PML that fatally degrades the central nervous system of patients with weakened immune systems. In a study published online Oct. 2 in the Journal of Virology, his team describes how it gains entry into cells: It breaks in via certain receptors of the neurotransmitter serotonin called 5-HT2 receptors. Atwood, lead author...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 from the University of Washington in Seattle and MIT has recently discovered new details on how the brain is able to stay focused until these long-term goals are achieved, according to a report in the journal Nature. The joint team's research builds on...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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