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Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...e presence of nerve cells that are part of a brain circuit that transmits signals using the chemical dopamine, which plays a role in movement control and feelings of pleasure. The researchers administered a battery of tests to assess attention, memory, mood, general intelligence and motor function. Results...

Get, set, go...

...ctures by 50%."The young volunteers took part in a circuit training programme lasting 15 minutes just three t...retches and warm ups.After a year, the girls doing circuit training had amassed an extra 2% of bone mineral compared with the stretchers. The National osteo...

Genes responsible for social behavior of us

...ults came as they were trying to define the neural circuit for people suffering from the genetic abnormality called the Williams Syndrome. Scientists have for sometime have suspected that abnormal processing in the amygdala in the brain may be responsible for the unusual pattern of behavior that is shown by...

Cannabis to be tested to help patients with respiratory diseases

...ifficulties. The volunteers will be hooked up to a circuit to regulate and measure their breathing. Carbon dioxide will be added to the air breathed by the volunteers, causing the sensation of breathlessness. This is a safe method of simulating breathlessness as the body naturally produces carbon dioxide. ...

Scientists Concerned Over Increasing Malfunction Of Heart Devices

...after finding they could develop an internal short circuit without warning, resulting in a failure to deliver a shock when needed. The FDA has advised patients to discuss with their doctors the advisability of replacing their defibrillators. But, a number of physicians said they do not have all the informat...

Seeing Is Believing Does Not Hold Good For Color Perception

...ed that some kind of normalization or some kind of circuit in the brain should be present to balance the observed difference. These experiments show that color is defined by our experience in the world, and since we all share the same world, we arrive at the same definition of colors. The team has focused i...

A Novel System For Clinical Banking Of Umbilical Cord Blood

...n of UCB samples in a dedicated, germ-free, closed circuit was developed, where plasma and red blood cells (RBC) depletion was obtained by sedimentation in the presence of a 3.5% Polygeline solution.The separation by the closed circuit, where RBC depletion is obtained by Polygeline sedimentation, proved to b...

Mystery Behind The Déjà Vu Phenomenon Yet To Be Resolvd

...he cases studied. It is hypothesized that memory circuit failure in the temporal lobe of the brain, associa... memory can lead to such a condition. If a memory circuit is either switched on permanently or is hyperactive, as in case of chronic déjà vu sufferers, it cou...

A gene related to aggression weakens the brain

...8 percent in brain structures of a mood-regulating circuit (cingulate cortex, amygdala) among other areas. Vo...ntal, and insular cortices) – essentially the same circuit that was changed in volume. Daniel Weinberger, M.D., Ph.D. said, "Heightened sensitivity in brain ...

The Face Of Indian Health Care: A World Health Day Evaluation

...7-day old baby was charred to death due to a short circuit in a neonatal unit in Niloufer Hospital, robbing parents// of their joy and hopes. The incubator in which the baby was kept caught fire. The parents blamed the doctors stating that the incident had happened due to negligence of the hospital staff whi...

Gender Difference In Pain Experience Explained By Brain Diversity

...as the rostral ventral medulla (RVM). This PAG-RVM circuit plays a crucial role in the pain sensation. This... narcotic was found to reduce the response of this circuit to pain to in males. This effect however was not observed in the opposite sex. Morphine is being inc...

Health Service Holds Fort on Safety Measures

...ruced up the security facilities to include closed circuit cameras across the state, duress alarms and mores security personnel. Adequate training has been imparted to personnel to handle tricky and sensitive situations well. <br...

Drugs Part of Mumbai High Life

...pplied// him drugs, being known faces in the party circuit here. "Cocaine, ecstasy, acid and heroin, commonly known as lifestyle drugs,are a rage with the rich and the famous in Mumbai. Though both lethaland illegal, substance abuse is rampant in party circuits or privatefunctions here," said a senior offic...

Minor Fire At AIIMS In The Wee Hours Today

...ment of neurology section due to a suspected short circuit shortly after 1 a.M., they said. Fifteen fire tenders were rushed to the hospital and the blaze was brought under control after around two hours. The X-ray wing was functioning in four rooms on the ground floor of the hospital. No casualties were ...

Teeth Reformation could be Possible with Ultrasound Technology

... After hearing about Chen's expertise in nanoscale circuit design and nano-biotechnology, El-Bialy explained his own research and asked if Chen might be able to help produce a tiny ultrasound device to fit in a patient's mouth. The two collaborated and eventually along with Tsui received a grant from NSERC's...

Researchers Try Early Surgical Intervention to Treat Parkinson's Symptoms

... University Medical Center are attempting to short circuit the progression of Parkinson's disease by implanting stimulation devices //into the brains of Parkinson's patients earlier on in the course of their disease. 'One of the driving theories behind this study is the possibility that if deep brain stimul...

High-altitude Illness Affects Pilgrims of Mansarovar

...htra as well as Nagpur who had headed for the holy circuit of Mount Kailash on the Indo-China border, considered by Hindus to be the abode of Shiva, one of the Hindu trinity, and Mansarovar Lake, about 18 mile South-East of the peak. Apparently, there were no doctors specialising in high-altitude medicine ...

Abdomen Can Help In Gas Exchange In Lung Failure

...healthy pigs. What we found, however, was that the circuit was able to increase arterial oxygen levels by a significant degree and that the technique was simple and safe to perform in these short-term studies. We have shown that this technique has potential. The next steps would be to optimize the effect, by...

Popular TV Star Making Film On Real Life New York Nightclub

...them." Valderrama is seen regularly at the party circuit and will produce and possibly star in the project. He says: "When I first heard about these guys, I knew their story would make an original comedy about fame and friendship." Source: IANS...

Research Reveal A New Angle On Neural Circuits.

...rrigiano and colleagues explored the visual cortex circuit of young rats by recording electrical activity of neurons and their connections. “We have found an important and novel mechanism involved in the loss of function of cortical circuits,” said co-author neurophysiologist Arianna Maffei. “While our res...

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