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2011-09-21 09:17:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ariel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for acute central nervous system (CNS) diseases and trauma, announced today that it has in-licensed its lead product, AP-1531, for the treatment of acute migraine attacks, from the specialist healthcare company BTG International Ltd (LSE: BGC). While the precise cause of migraines is not fully understood,...

2011-08-27 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic says Scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of National Institutes of Health (NIH) together with researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Md., analyzed data from active U.S. military personnel (2002-2008) and found that all the service members, who inflected self-harm, had low omega-3 levels, specifically, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA ), in the brain. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2011...

2011-08-11 01:00:00

HELSINKI and BERGEN, Norway, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valkee (http://valkee.com), inventor of the world's first bright-light headset, and scientists from the University of Oulu will present new findings on human brain's photosensitivity at the Scandinavian Physiology Society Annual Meeting 2011, August 12-14. Their research localized the OPN3 protein - known as the light-sensitive photoreceptor protein - in all of the 18 evaluated areas of the brain. These brain...

2011-08-10 22:41:10

Researchers studying mice are getting closer to understanding how stress affects mood and motivation for drugs. According to the researchers, blocking the stress cascade in brain cells may help reduce the effects of stress, which can include anxiety, depression and the pursuit of addictive drugs. A research team from St. Louis and Seattle reports in the Aug. 11 issue of the journal Neuron that in mice exposed to stress, a protein called p38ÃŽ± mitogen-activated protein...

2011-08-07 00:02:28

Nutri-Med Logic Corp investigations relating to the role of nutrients in regulation of stress and inflammation finds strong association between deficiency in Omega-3 and Depression: "Uncontrolled stress and/or inflammation eliminate the raw material needed to make the mood hormone Serotonin". Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Benefits of a diet rich in Omega-3 for those suffering from Depression. Most anti-depression medications "Selective Serotonin Re-uptake...

2011-08-06 00:00:03

Nutri-Med Logic Corp investigations relating to the role of nutrients in regulation of stress and inflammation finds strong association between deficiency in Omega-3 and Depression: "Uncontrolled stress and/or inflammation eliminate the raw material needed to make the mood hormone Serotonin". Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Benefits of a diet rich in Omega-3 for those suffering from Depression. Most anti-depression medications "Selective Serotonin Re-uptake...

2011-07-28 23:27:01

NIH-funded scientists have developed a strain of mice with a built-in off switch that can selectively shut down the animals' serotonin-producing cells, which make up a brain network controlling breathing, temperature regulation, and mood. The switch controls only the serotonin-producing cells, and does not affect any other cells in the animal's brains or bodies. When the researchers powered down the animals' serotonin cells, the animals failed to sufficiently step up their breathing to...

2011-05-19 06:55:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A drug that regulates your body clock may also be able to treat depression. A new study found that patients who take agomelatine have improved moods, sleep better and experience fewer side effects than those on traditional anti-depressants. Most anti-depressants work by raising the levels of a chemical in the brain called serotonin, which affects mood. However the medications can lead to sickness and loss of sex drive. Scientists think agomelatine works well...

2011-04-14 15:52:11

The judgments we make about the intimacy of other couples' relationships appear to be influenced by the brain chemical serotonin, reports a new study published in Biological Psychiatry. Healthy adult volunteers, whose levels of serotonin activity had been lowered, rated couples in photos as being less intimate and less romantic than volunteers with normal serotonin activity. The approach involved giving amino acid drinks to two groups of volunteers in order to manipulate blood concentrations...

2011-03-31 01:19:47

Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting boys between the ages of 4 and 9 years for a study on sleep patterns and melatonin in children with and without autism. Volunteers will be asked to wear an actigraph, similar to a wristwatch, for one week to measure their activity. An overnight stay at Texas Children's Hospital also will be required. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. For more information, contact Aryn Knight at 832-822-3751 or apolk@bcm.edu. --- On the Net: BCM