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Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...ble the symmetrical construction of the dorsal and ventral parts starting from a given limit or border. This process of subdivision into compartments also takes place during the formation of the vertebrate central nervous system, and the genes and signalling pathways involved are conserved in both Drosophi...

Penis Loses Its Most Sensitive Parts During Circumcision Process

...circumcised penis was the circumcision scar on the ventral surface. It was incredible that five locations on ...ircumcision had lower pressure thresholds than the ventral scar of the circumcised penis. This study suggests that the midway region from the external to the...

The Science of Happiness

...evealed that another part of the brain, the right ventral prefrontal cortex was activated simultaneously to cope with the vagaries of pain, implicating that the centers of sadness and the mechanism to cope are wired into our system and are well within our reach to make or mar. It is fairly certain th...

Smoking Alters the Human Brain Like Those in Animals Using Illicit Drugs

...an brain tissue from the nucleus accumbens and the ventral midbrain, brain regions that play a part in contro...s remained high, as compared to nonsmokers, in the ventral midbrains of former smokers. This suggests that the changes persist long after smoking has ceased an...

Is the urge to binge as strong a craving as sex and recreational drugs to addicts?

...g actually acts on a part of the brain, called the ventral tegmental area (VTA), that has proven to be the seat of all the pleasurable stimulations like drugs and sexual activity. Dr Howarth opines that this strong urge to eat would have got conditioned over the years in all creatures so that it is ensured t...

Gender Difference In Pain Experience Explained By Brain Diversity

...ation to another region referred to as the rostral ventral medulla (RVM). This PAG-RVM circuit plays a crucial role in the pain sensation. This region of the brain is infact influenced by both narcotics and analgesics, commonly referred for pain relief. Although a number of studies have been conducted on t...

Studies Show Brain becomes Less Specialized With Age

...demonstrate decreased neural specialization in the ventral visual cortex in older adults, along with increased activations in the prefrontal cortex. This they said underscores the importance of taking into account the connected and networked nature of the brain and its function in understanding human neural ...

Mood Stabilizing drugs for Bipolar disorder

...ans are helpful in diagnosing the brain action and ventral prefrontal cortex which is responsible for controlling the mood and emotions in a person. Bipolar disorder or Manic-depressive illness is due to dramatic shifts in mood for high energy to sadness and very sadness with hopeless with periods of norma...

Predictors Of Wound Infection In Ventral Hernia Repair

...han 100,000 repairs// performed annually. Although ventral hernia repair (VHR) is a common operation, recurre...rgoing VHR in a retrospective multicenter study of ventral hernia outcomes. The study examines patient- and procedure-specific variables associated with wound ...

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