The article examines the role of dopamine in human activities. Dopamine can have varied and even contradictory effects, including, promoting feelings of rage or falling in love, making people mor...
In this investigation, 185 plant samples representing more than 30 plant families collected from the Malaysian forests were assessed for their ability to inhibit specific radioligand binding to 5...
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FOCUS: THE BRAIN HOW YOU AGE
Your gray matter shrinks
Neurons start diminishing in number and size, slightly reducing brain volume and your ability to recall details and facts with the quickness of your youth.
Tangles and plaques destroy cells
Tangles are fibers that develop inside neurons; plaques are a buildup of sticky proteins between neurons--both are thought to knot up and kill nerve cells. Having some tangles and plaques is normal, but developing too many is associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Free radical damage accumulates
Substantial evidence suggests that the behavioral and reinforcing effects of cocaine can be mediated by the central dopaminergic systems. Repeated injections of cocaine produce an increase in loc...
Effects of Chai Hu (Radix Burpleuri) Containing Formulation on Plasma ?-endorphin, Epinephrine and Dopamine
Effects of Chai Hu (Radix Burpleuri) Containing Formulation on Plasma ?-endorphin, Epinephrine and Dopamine in Patients
Chai Hu (Radix Burpleuri), a major ingredient in many traditional Chinese medicine formulas, such as Xiao Yao Wan, is used in the treatment of liver stagnation and spleen deficiency syndrome (LSS...