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2012-06-13 10:33:00

-University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats that inhibit the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS), which is involved in the development of the diseases referred above. -This enzyme is also involved in other conditions as inflammatory bowel disease or rheumatoid arthritis, as well as in neurodegenerative conditions as Huntington's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats as it inhibits...

2012-05-08 23:02:58

Recent studies show melatonin helps prevent and treat Alzheimer´s disease. Special glasses from LowBlueLights.com (Photonic Developments LLC) that block blue light, worn for a few hours before bedtime, make it possible to increase the time when melatonin is present from 7 or 8 hours to 11 or12 hours. This may shift the balance in favor of health. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 In recent papers from Italy, Russia and the US, scientists have described the possible benefits...

2012-04-19 10:40:57

A reaction to the antidepressant Zoloft that Princeton University researchers observed in yeast cells could help provide new answers to lingering questions among scientists about how antidepressants work, as well as support the idea that depression is not solely linked to the neurotransmitter serotonin. In findings published this week in PLoS ONE, researchers based in the lab of Ethan Perlstein, a research fellow in Princeton's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, report that...

2012-04-17 06:27:48

OTTAWA, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Health Canada today released the April 2012 issue of the Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN). This edition contains an article on a suspected association between the long-term use of the antibiotic minocycline for the treatment of acne in adolescents and two serious autoimmune disorders: drug-induced lupus erythematosus (a type of lupus), and autoimmune hepatitis (liver inflammation). It also includes an article on the painkiller fentanyl...

2012-03-20 14:20:59

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its request for Orphan Drug designation for telotristat etiprate (LX1032) for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome. Carcinoid syndrome is a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine tumors that usually originate from the gastrointestinal tract and is characterized by severe diarrhea and flushing episodes with...

2012-01-04 16:07:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Year of the Supplement" has officially begun, as leading celebrity talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has chosen products from Natrol, Inc. - a global leader in the nutrition industry, and a premier marketer, manufacturer and distributor of nationally branded nutritional products - as one of her top five "12 Days of Giveaways" bonus items. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120104/LA29982) The Natrol products were...

2011-12-14 11:46:10

Discovery leads to novel melatonin drug with potential to treat insomnia A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University has made a major breakthrough by unraveling the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the "sleep hormone." The research, conducted in collaboration with scientists in Italy, reveals the key role played by the melatonin receptor in the brain that promotes deep, restorative sleep. This discovery led the...

2011-12-06 08:57:00

<font size="2" face="Arial"> <font size="2" face="Arial">WAIKOLOA, Hawaii</font>, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- </font>Disrupted sleep is often a symptom associated with mood disorders, like depression, but researchers now believe that sleep problems may be a contributing factor in causing these disorders. Scientists presenting at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting today reported significant changes in brain structure and...

2011-10-24 22:53:28

Miswired brain circuitry traced to early exposure Rats exposed to an antidepressant just before and after birth showed substantial brain abnormalities and behaviors, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. After receiving citalopram, a serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), during this critical period, long-distance connections between the two hemispheres of the brain showed stunted growth and degeneration. The animals also became excessively fearful when faced...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

The Life Sciences Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the most recently published articles in the basic and applied life, earth and health sciences. In its Biology category 6,939 users monitor 974 journals and have included over 470,000 articles. (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 The Science Website Life-Sciences.net has been established to discover and share scholarly and popular content in the basic and applied life and earth sciences including agriculture, forestry, the environmental...