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'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Autistic Children Experience Reward
2013-09-12 07:36:37

Researchers at the Stanford University have shown that oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” is involved in a wider range of social interactions than previously understood, findings that may have implications for neurological disorders such as autism.

2013-09-11 23:22:24

Nitrix 2.0 Nitrix Nitric Oxide Supplement is now available online at discount prices from Supplement Edge. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 11, 2013

2013-08-26 11:26:49

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have brought new clarity to the picture of what goes awry in the brain during Parkinson's disease and identified a compound that eases the disease's symptoms in mice.

2013-08-21 13:13:10

Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse.

Alcoholism Risk May Be Driven By Overactive Dopamine System
2013-08-11 04:44:39

Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

2013-08-08 11:02:05

Johns Hopkins biophysicists have discovered that full activation of a protein ensemble essential for communication between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord requires a lot of organized back-and-forth motion of some of the ensemble's segments.

2013-08-04 23:01:46

Many people who are into bodybuilding are constantly looking for ways to maximize their body’s potential.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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