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2013-12-10 23:01:40

The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. The lawsuit was filed by Kasie and Higinio Rivera...

2013-12-05 23:40:35

The N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor dysfunction in the brain of aged animals has been shown. In older rodents, N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 2B subunit gene expression declines significantly associated with memory impairment. To further reveal this process, Dr. Chunxia Li and colleagues from East China Normal University, China analyzed gene expression profiles in the neocortex of aged Tg mice. Pathway and signal-net analyses identified multiple pathways altered in the transgenic...

Oxytocin Makes Men More Attracted To Their Partners
2013-11-26 07:20:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A biological mechanism has been discovered that could explain the attraction between loving couples. Researchers at the Bonn University Medical Center found that if oxytocin is administered to men and if they are shown pictures of their partner, the bonding hormone stimulates the reward center in the brain, increasing the attractiveness of the partner, and strengthening monogamy. Among mammals, monogamy is not very widespread; humans...

2013-11-19 23:00:57

Program includes Indian Fusion & Yoga Mudras, Affirmations & Qibath, Belly Dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from depression to regain control of their lives. Yvette Vega is a Director for Neurobehavioral Research whose Principal Investigator is Ronald Brenner, M.D. Neurobehavioral Research conducts clinical trials for Generalized Anxiety, Major Depression, Bipolar...

2013-11-06 11:10:38

Discovery raises prospects for new therapies Some of the most commonly prescribed drugs for the treatment of heart failure are beta-blockers and nitrates, which help to relax blood vessels and decrease the heart's workload. The drugs were thought to produce those effects through distinct molecular pathways, but according to a new study led by scientists at Temple University School of Medicine, both types of drugs may help the failing heart by counteracting the effects of an enzyme known as...

Pain Processes In Tennis Elbow illuminated Using PET Scanning
2013-10-28 12:06:59

Uppsala University Physiological processes in soft tissue pain such as chronic tennis elbow can be explored using diagnostic imaging methods. This is demonstrated by researchers from Uppsala University and the results are now being published in the prestigious journal PLOS ONE. The pain physician and researcher Magnus Peterson is presenting a new use of positron emission tomography (PET) and a tracer for the signal receptor NK1 for visualizing a physiological process associated with pain....

2013-10-24 23:34:21

Xtreme No is the power packed formula for muscle growth and incredible strength. The product is fortified with powerful ingredients that help boost nitric oxide levels in the body to make muscle building faster and easier. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Usually it takes a longer time to get desired muscle mass. A number of innovative ways and methods have been introduced to the customers in the recent times that make it easy to have better and improved muscle mass. Nitric oxide...

2013-10-23 10:19:04

New research by scientists at UC San Francisco shows that one of the brain's fundamental self-protection mechanisms depends on coordinated, finely calibrated teamwork among neurons and non-neural cells knows as glial cells, which until fairly recently were thought to be mere support cells for neurons. The study, which has implications for understanding neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, and other nervous system disorders, adds to a growing body of evidence that glial cells are integral to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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