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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...

2013-10-16 23:28:57

Plant-based foods are the staple of every recognized heart-healthy diet because they elevate the levels of nitric oxide, a natural cardio-protective factor. As part of an integrated holistic dietary approach to improving cardiovascular wellness, Saliva Nitric Oxide Test Strips by Berkeley Test allow individuals to optimize their intake of nitric oxide potent vegetables. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) and Berkeley Test have...

2013-10-08 23:29:36

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 08, 2013 These days, many of workout enthusiasts prefer using all natural supplements as an addition to their workout program to get in shape and build muscles. This is the new way to get much better results in a short time. With these...

2013-10-07 13:16:40

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Gerard Sanacora on Sunday Oct. 6 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Glutamergic agents may one day be used as a novel treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, new research presented at the 26th ECNP Congress suggests. "Our results suggest the glutamatergic system is a truly viable target for antidepressant Profug development," says Professor Gerard Sanacora, from the Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, US....

2013-10-02 12:03:36

Oxytocin - often referred to as the 'love hormone' because of its ability to promote mother-infant attachment and romantic bonding in adults - could also make us more accepting of other people, as found in new research carried out by Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation research grantee Valentina Colonnello Ph.D. and published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology. Together with Dr. Markus Heinrichs from the Department of Psychology at the University of Freiburg in Germany, Dr. Colonnello found...

2013-09-30 23:34:07

Cardio Diet Tracker App, the nitric oxide food tracker from Berkeley Test, has been updated to version 1.1.0 for iOS7 providing enhanced capabilities to record, analyze, and share your heart healthy nitric oxide status through Facebook. Reinforcing its focus on increasing heart-healthy vegetables to combat obesity and hypertension, Berkeley Test is providing discounted nitric oxide test strips for school lunch programs; the Cardio Diet Tracker App is free and can now remind you throughout...

2013-09-30 14:13:54

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that C6', a compound that releases nitric oxide in the body, prevented abnormalities associated with priapism in mice with and without sickle cell disease It's not the little blue pill famous for helping men get big results, but for those who need it, the outcome might be even more significant. A new research report published online in The FASEB Journal, offers hope to men who experience priapism. This condition, which is often seen in men with...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from an international team of scientists has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, the drug widely known for being implicated in the death of music icon Michael Jackson. According to a report published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, the international team located the specific site on the brain where propofol binds to receptors and sedates patients before surgery. "For many...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.