Tag: "excitation" at medical news
Boffins Find Evidence for Novel Brain Cell Communication
...d to inhibit one another, on the other hand. The excitation
and inhibition take place because the activity of nerve cells leads to the release of particular chemicals, called neurotransmitters, which act as a classic means of communication between nerve cells, and lies at the base of most of current understan...
Sexual Fantasies Play an Important Role in Boosting Desire
...esire leads to other stages of sexual intercourse: excitation
and orgasm. Therefore, having intercourse without ...ere is no comparison model, as occurs in the men's excitation
stage, where it is possible to determine the degree of excitation
depending on the erection". Juan...
British Scientists Discover New Protein to Treat Epilepsy and Schizophrenia
through suppressing communication between the cells could be one way of treating diseases such as epilepsy and schizophrenia. Researchers at the University of Bristol seem to have pitched upon a protein that could do the trick. The SUMO protein ac...
Brain Cells Activity: New Treatment Target for Psychiatric Diseases
... human development keep a healthy balance between excitation
and inhibition of brain cells. Incidentally, these...regulin-1 result in other problems as well: Excess excitation
results in mind-rattling seizures and excess inhibition in depression, as examples. "If this neuro...
$1.5 Million Grant to Yale for Narcolepsy-Neurotransmitter Study
...igh levels of release might swing the tide over to excitation
and increase cognitive arousal. However, on another target, NPY neurons, hypocretin directly excited the cells, byt dynorphin had little direct effect. Rather, dynorphin contributed to increased nerve cell activity by reducing the release of inhibi...
Discredited Drug may Be Used to Aid Mental Development in Down’s Syndrome Patient
...excited. In general, learning involves neuronal excitation
in certain parts of the brain. Says Garner "For example, caffeine, which is a stimulant, can make us more attentive and aware, and enhance learning." PTZ does this by causing more GABA to be available in the brain. Overdoing this process can cau...
A Unique Technique To Visualize How The heart functions Developed
...e Stokes shifts, the wavelength difference between excitation
and fluorescence, which make them particularly adv...noted that one of the dyes in particular exhibited excitation
at wavelengths far into the red region of the spectrum, significantly longer than the other dyes. An...
Light can help fight gum bacteria
...t the killing effect is happening because of light excitation
of the endogenous porphyrins of the bacteria. Their study also holds to light the fact some of the potential helpful bacteria of the mouth also lives for longer because of the light exposure. Periodontis the gum disease that affects anyone from a ch...