Tag Archives: Neurotransmitter

Just grit your teeth and do it

The frequency of narcolepsy respectively cataplexy with uncontrollable sleep attacks or sudden loss of muscle tonus is estimated at up to 1:2000, a figure that puts it not that far away from the number of patients with multiple sclerosis. Researchers at the Stanford more...

Article by Julia Hofmann
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Vicious Circle in the Brain

In the course of a malignant tumor ailment 25 percent of the patients develop a depression. Several studies proved this. Now it turns out that the psychological pressure of the disease is not the actual trigger. It's the neurotransmitters that are out of balance. more...

Article by Monika Lerch

Pain Therapy on the Spot

The dream of every pain therapist: Analgesics working only on the damaged tissue not influencing the remaining body parts. No pain for hours - but also no side effects. US scientists developed a new sort of anodynes working only on the spot. more...

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The Key to Addiction

It's all about the kick. How does it develop and by what? What goes on in the brain, when you get addicted? There are many models to explain the development of addiction. Seventy years after the discovery of Acetylcholin, scientists found a new role of the carrier more...

Article by Monika Lerch
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