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Future PTSD Cure May Block Unwanted Memories
2012-12-06 10:33:05

Researchers at Western University say that they have found a way to treat both Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and drug addiction by selectively blocking the patient’s recall of memories.

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2011-04-06 11:15:50

Research has identified a critical brain pathway responsible for the effects of cannabinoid drugs on how the brain processes emotional information.

2009-04-21 08:15:43

Research performed by Nicole Lauzon and Dr. Steven Laviolette of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario has found key processes in the brain that control the emotional significance of our experiences and how we form memories of them.

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2008-08-06 12:20:00

Researchers in Canada claim to have found regions of the brain that may explain why some people can become addicted to nicotine after their first cigarette.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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