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2014-08-05 17:28:56

Stanford University Medical Center Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove useful in treating a subset of children with the developmental disorder, according to new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Low levels of oxytocin, a hormone involved in social functioning, have for years been suspected of causing autism....

2014-07-24 11:40:21

UCI News Flawed dopamine signaling linked to mass alteration of gene activity in prefrontal cortex Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, according to UC Irvine scientists. This epigenetic alteration of gene activity in brain cells that receive this neurotransmitter showed for the first time that...

2014-07-24 10:53:28

University College London A rare gene variant discovered by UCL scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism A rare gene variant discovered by UCL (University College London) scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism, confirms new research. People with the variant are around 2 to 3 times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence, reports...

2014-07-21 20:22:15

The Company Specializes in Selling an All-Natural Nitric Oxide Boosting Supplement Called Nitroxyl LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nitrosolution.com, a website that features safe and all-natural nitric oxide supplements, will celebrate its first anniversary in August. The online retailer specializes in an all-natural supplement that is designed to enhance the body's ability to produce nitric oxide. Called Nitroxyl, it is an original formula that is made up of a...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-06-18 12:36:07

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Parkinson's Disease: World Drug Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/parkinson_s_disease_world_drug_industry_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsTreating Parkinson's - how you find business trends, R&D, and revenue forecastsSee the future of Parkinson's drugs. For those treatments you can get new sales predictions, also exploring research...

2014-05-26 13:27:58

Canadian Association for Neuroscience Mechanism uncovered could also help preserve neuron function in Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury and other neurodegenerative conditions Research presented by Dr. Lynn Raymond, from the University of British Columbia, shows that blocking a specific class of glutamate receptors, called extrasynaptic NMDA receptors, can improve motor learning and coordination, and prevent cell death in animal models of Huntington disease. As Huntington...

2014-05-26 13:08:30

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Findings should help narrow the search for genetic contributions of autism and suggest new routes for therapy "Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say. As rare, they add, as finding mice with Mohawk-like hairstyles. But both events happened in a lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, months after an international team of neuroscientists bred hundreds of mice with a suspect genetic mutation tied to...

2014-05-09 23:00:17

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Collagenase Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Glutamate Dehydrogenase Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Collagenase Industry is a professional and in-depth study in the collagenase industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions,...

2014-05-09 08:25:45

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c9mwdj/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Glutamate Dehydrogenase Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Glutamate Dehydrogenase Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Glutamate Dehydrogenase industry with a focus on the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.