Navigation Links

Tag: "involuntary" at biology news

'Shifty-eyed' Monkeys Offer Window Into Brain's Social Reflexes

...mages appeared, the subjects showed infinitesimal, involuntary eye movements in the same direction the monkey image was looking, found Deaner and Platt. Also importantly, said Platt, the shift in attention was very temporary, as would be expected if it were not immediately reinforced by something happening in t...

Study finds drug may cut down involuntary movements

The medication tetrabenazine cut down involuntary movement in patients with Huntington's disease on ...om found it to be effective to treat the excessive involuntary movements of Huntington's, and it is approved for use in several nations. In the United States, tetr...

Increased sensitivity to nerve signals keeps diabetes at bay

...rmally on the receiving end of messages relayed by involuntary nerves that indicate the presence of food. In con...muscles to contract. One of three branches of the involuntary nervous system, the parasympathetic, or "rest and digest" system fulfills many roles--slowing the he...

Seals protect brain, conserve oxygen by turning off shivering response on icy dives

...go. Shivers produce warmth Shivering is an involuntary response that consists of muscle contractions which produce warmth. Mammals and birds are physiologically programmed to shiver when body temperature drops below a certain "set-point." While breathing air, seals shiver just like other animals. But ...

Trusting your instincts leads you to the right answer

...mediate disadvantage. Falling back on our inbuilt, involuntary subconscious processes for certain tasks is actually more effective than using our higher-level cognitive functions." The study shows an instance when our rational mind is more likely to perform worse than our subconscious ?but the conscious mind ...

Common treatment for methamphetamine overdose may damage brain cells

...o examine if the loss of cells results in abnormal involuntary movements resembling Tourette's syndrome and Huntington's disease." ...

1

Other Tags
(Date:9/30/2014)... in Munich report that a new class of ... chemotherapeutic drugs. They have also pinpointed the relevant ... anti-tumor agents. , Researchers led by LMU,s ... the Technische Universitt Mnchen have identified a class ... in the fight against malignant tumors. The compound ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... available in German . ... response to risky situations such as exposure to predators. ... found in a long-term study on different populations of ... rate and ambient temperature. High metabolic rates and low ... these scenarios birds were more likely to approach potential ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Ill. (September 30, 2014) People who suffer from ... do to control their asthma besides properly taking medications ... new article in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma ... College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), asthma sufferers ... their lifestyle. The woman described in the Annals article ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Cancer therapy: Driving cancer cells to suicide 2Risky metabolism 2Asthma symptoms kicking up? Check your exposure to air pollution 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... the human eye, the brain of a rat and ... technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher. , ... says the new study uses new computer algorithms to ... or tunnels. , "This is a very Frankenstein type ... halves of a thing together because we,re taking the ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Patients with increased inflammation, including those receiving cytokines ... of depression. For example, a 6-month treatment course ... infection causes depression in approximately 30% of patients. ... as fish oil, have a long list of ... disease and reducing triglyceride levels. These nutritional compounds ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... New research suggests the adage that encourages people to ... target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying ... distance to it appear shorter and help people walk ... compares this technique to walking while looking around the ... quality of exercise. , "People are less interested in ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Marriagelifeinsurance.com has released a new blog ... couples. , Senior citizens can purchase a joint ... loved ones. A joint policy is cheaper, but will ... , Life insurance can be used to cover ... be purchased online, as the application process is simple ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Bedros Keuilian is not only ... fitness boot camps, he’s also considered the leading expert ... sold out business summits, a line of high-demand fitness ... a recent Spike TV reality show to his name. ... the time for personal trainers and fitness business owners ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Robot researcher combines nature to nurture 'superhuman' navigation 2Health News:Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 3Health News:Elderly Life Insurance - Find Life Insurance for Retired Couples! 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 3
Other Contents