Latest Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor Stories

2009-04-06 16:17:59

Nicotine isn't just addictive, it may also interfere with dozens of cellular interactions in the body, U.S.

2008-11-18 09:25:18

Scientists have identified a relationship between two proteins in the brain that has links to both nicotine addiction and autism.

2008-10-01 15:00:50

U.S. biophysicists say they have clarified the mysterious interaction between cholesterol and the brain's neurotransmitter receptors.

2008-01-09 15:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c78985) has announced the addition of Pipeline Report - Neuronal Alpha 7 Nicotinic Receptors: Candidates for the Treatment of Alzheimers Disease and Schizophrenia to their offering.

2007-01-29 16:00:00

In addition to being a risk factor for atherosclerosis and cancer, recent epidemiologic studies suggest that cigarette smoke promotes the progression of kidney disease.

2006-08-15 07:20:00

Varenicline, a non-nicotine drug designed specifically for smoking cessation, appears to be safe and effective according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

2005-09-01 23:35:00

A new study by Yale researchers shows that prior nicotine exposure in mice can increase their motivation to respond work for food, weeks after their last exposure to nicotine, a finding that runs counter to the popular belief that nicotine exposure curbs appetite.

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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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