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New schizophrenia drug candidates enteri…

December 16, 2011 by Bill Snyder

New drug candidates for schizophrenia are now entering the stage of preparation for first-in-human clinical testing   The Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery announced Dec. 15 that new drug candidates for schizophrenia generated from its ongoing collaboration with Janssen...

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Recurring Shoulder Instability Injuries …

July 31, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

How to Minimize the Chances of Shoulder Injuries   Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocation. According to a literature review in the August...

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Serotonin levels affect the brain’s resp…

September 15, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research provides new insight into why some individuals may be more aggressive than others   Fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn’t eaten or is stressed, affects brain regions that enable people...

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Boosting Natural Marijuana-like Brain Ch…

September 29, 2012 by University of California

UCI study points to role endocannabinoids play in common genetic cause of autism   American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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Fatty Diets May Be Associated with Reduc…

March 14, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction

Men’s diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality   according to the results of a study published online in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction...

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