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In their quest for new agents, pharmaceutical researchers test millions of substances all over the world. They like using color-forming reactions to identify new molecules. However, in intensively colored ...
Cancer Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time identified why a patient who appears outwardly healthy may develop Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A controversial treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is not only ineffective but may be harmful, according to a study conducted by Baylor University researchers.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Decreasing the level of a key brain protein led to significantly less drinking and alcohol-seeking behavior in rats and mice that had been trained to drink, according to a study by researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most people are faced with embarrassment or humiliation at some point in their lives. Maybe they get nervous before a big presentation to the bosses at work. Maybe they get a bit anxious thinking about approaching an attractive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified a group of small molecules that interfere with the activity of a compound that initiates multiple steps in blood clotting, including those that lead to the obstruction of veins ...
Medical research Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Compared to a survey conducted nearly 20 years ago, about twice the proportion of addiction counselors now find it acceptable for at least some of their patients to have a drink occasionally – either as an intermediate ...
Addiction Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say.
Addiction Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
More than 350 million people suffer from depression globally, the World Health Organization said, ahead of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A call for change is afoot in the difficult and often heartbreaking world of addiction treatment.
Addiction Sep 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The p53 gene plays a key role in the prevention of cancer, by blocking cell growth and triggering programmed cell death or apoptosis. If, however, p53 has mutated and become defective, the cancer cells ...
Cancer Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age. The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A world-first study of an integrated treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use, led by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can stay with us for life. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy explains how these events can be tied up wit ...
Health Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Alcohol not marijuana is the gateway drug that leads adolescents down the path toward more serious substances, a new University of Florida study shows.
Addiction Jul 11, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |