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2015-01-09 16:11:52

Researchers have discovered a new system which signals fullness, and may allow viruses to enter nervous system via a direct gut-brain connection.

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2014-11-25 08:29:47

Two different teams of researchers have discovered ways to create the neurons that detect pain, itch and other sensations in laboratory conditions out of human and mouse skin cells.

2014-09-17 12:27:24

MUMBAI, India, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Glenmark's first in class TRPA1 antagonist, GRC 17536, has shown positive data in a Phase 2a

2014-04-11 10:13:44

The human nose expresses nearly 400 odorant receptors, which allow us to distinguish a large number of scents.

2014-03-13 23:02:33

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important mechanism underlying sensory feedback that guides balance and limb movements. La

2014-02-27 18:47:42

Photoreactive compounds developed by LMU scientists directly modulate nerve-cell function, and open new routes to the treatment of neurological diseases, including chronic pain and certain types of visual impairment.

2014-01-22 12:28:58

Scientists have identified a channel present in many pain detecting sensory neurons that acts as a 'brake', limiting spontaneous pain.

Smell Processes In Our Brain Better Understood Through Locust Study
2013-11-26 09:53:56

Environmental stimuli often trigger our sense of smell before we exhibit any other response. Smells trigger neurons in our brains that alert us to take action, but there is often more than one odor in our environments at any given time.

2013-11-14 23:21:18

Researchers develop novel method to image worm brain activity and screen early stage compounds aimed at treating autism and anxiety. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) November


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