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2013-12-05 23:40:35

The N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor dysfunction in the brain of aged animals has been shown.

2013-11-06 13:47:01

The pain caused by a surgical incision may contribute to the risk of postoperative cognitive dysfunction, a sometimes transient impairment in learning and memory that affects a small but significant number of patients in the days following a surgical procedure.

2013-10-07 13:16:40

Glutamergic agents may one day be used as a novel treatment for mood and anxiety disorders.

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.

2013-07-26 18:43:55

A small percentage of people diagnosed with a mysterious neurological condition may only experience psychiatric changes - such as delusional thinking, hallucinations, and aggressive behavior.

2013-06-25 13:15:33

Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals.

2013-05-29 09:48:10

For several years, the pharmaceutical industry has tried to develop drugs that target a specific neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, the NMDA receptor.

2013-04-04 11:39:35

New genetic factors predisposing to schizophrenia have been uncovered in five families with several affected relatives.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.