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Scientists exploring the chili pepper’s effect are using their findings to develop a new drug candidate for many kinds of pain, which can be caused by inflammation or other problems.
Researchers report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors.
SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
A crucial component of wound healing in many animals, including humans, is the migration of nearby skin cells toward the center of the wound.
Using mouse models, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered a small molecule that is released in the spinal cord that triggers a process later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
Researchers have discovered the genetic pathway that allows vampire bats to identify the "hot spots" in their prey that are most likely to contain ample amounts of blood.
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.