Tag: "amphetamines" at biology news
Prenatal cocaine's lasting cellular effects
...y. It's also involved in the behavioral effects of amphetamines
and cocaine." "The current study was an attempt to look at the mechanism of this decrease in D1 receptor signaling," he said. Stanwood examined the levels of D1 receptor in brain cells taken from "teenage" rabbits that were exposed to cocaine...
Hopkins scientists show hallucinogen in mushrooms creates universal 'mystical' experience
...pharmacologist, "it contrasts with MDMA (ecstasy), amphetamines
or alcohol." The study isn't the first with psilocybin, the researchers say, though some of the earlier ones, done elsewhere, had notably less rigorous design, were less thorough in measuring outcomes or lacked longer-term follow-up. In the pres...
Amphetamines reverse Parkinson's disease symptoms in mice
...e researchers said. The new study also shows that amphetamines
-- normally thought to act by increasing dopamine ... the chemical messenger dopamine. The finding that amphetamines
can alter movement independently of dopamine opens up new directions in the search for prospective a...