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Researchers at Johns Hopkins have unraveled the molecular foundations of cocaine's effects on the brain, and identified a compound that blocks cravings for the drug in cocaine-addicted mice. The compound, already proven safe ...
Neuroscience May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A powerful new way of imaging kidneys is providing scientists with insights into the importance of the body's filtering system and how it is affected by cardiovascular disease, stroke and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two wrongs don't make a right, they say, but here's how one tangle can straighten out another.
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Anyone who has looked at the jagged recording of the electrical activity of a single neuron in the brain must have wondered how any useful information could be extracted from such a frazzled signal.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This provides ...
Medical research Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 3 |
Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a new technique to reach neurons through the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and deliver drugs safely and noninvasively. Up until now, scientists have thought that long ultrasound ...
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Yellow coat color mice in Cheryl Rosenfeld's lab are not fortunate sons and daughters.Conventional knowledge says these mice will likely live fatter, more diseased lives than their black, ...
Medical research Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered strong evidence that mice have a specific set of nerve cells that signal itch but not pain, a finding that may settle a decades-long debate about these sensations, ...
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—A protein known as Sp2 is key to the proper creation of neurons from stem cells, according to researchers at North Carolina State University. Understanding how this protein works could ...
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Experts from Durham University have identified a new gene that could help the development of fertility treatments in humans in the future.
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a portion of the brain responsible for determining how far away a sound originates, a process that ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers have unveiled a novel strategy for neutralizing unwanted molecules and clearing them from the body.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—John Ioannidis, a researcher at Stanford University has, along with graduate student Joshua Nicholson, published a commentary piece in the journal Nature, taking the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ...
Other Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |