News tagged with stimulant
The United States military and intelligence communities have developed a close relationship with the scientific establishment. In particular, they fund and utilize an array of neuroscience applications, generating profound ...
Other Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first study to look at methamphetamine's potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children.
Addiction Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Emotions influence the experience of somatosensory sensations of both pain and itch, with negative emotions eliciting higher levels of itch and pain compared to positive emotions, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Caffeine improves the effectiveness of over-the-counter pain relieving drugs, but only by a small margin, according to a new evidence review in The Cochrane Library.
Medications Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is better evidence for the effectiveness of drug-based approaches for relieving labour pains than non-drug approaches. These are the findings of an all-encompassing publishing in The Cochrane Library, which draws togeth ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study from the Université de Montréal shows an increase in prevalence of Canadian children diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and in the use of medications associated with ADHD ...
Attention deficit disorders Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Impaired social function is a cardinal symptom of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). One of the brain circuits that enable us to relate to other people is the "mirror neuron" system. This brain circuit is activated when we ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study reveals for the first time that activating the brain's visual cortex with a small amount of electrical stimulation actually improves our sense of smell. The finding published in the Journal of Neuroscience by res ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Permanent disconnection between nerves and muscles may be the reason behind progressive loss of muscle mass and function in elderly people, Perth-based researchers have found.
Medical research Feb 24, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
The street drug commonly referred to as "bath salts" is one of a growing list of synthetic and unevenly regulated narcotics that are found across the United States and on the Internet. New research on this potent drug paints ...
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ever gone to the movies and forgotten where you parked the car? New UCLA research may one day help you improve your memory.
Neuroscience Feb 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (13) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new magnetic therapy that treats major depression recently received a major boost when the government announced Medicare will cover the procedure in Illinois.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new drug that showed promise in animal studies and an early clinical trial didn't improve disability among stroke patients, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association's International ...
Cardiology Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at the University of Cambridge have identified a brain abnormality which is found in drug-dependent individuals as well as their ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 2 |