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What Is Acamprosate For Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Acamprosate (or calcium acetyl homotaurinate) is known to be a safe and effective drug for treating alcohol addiction. It reduces alcohol cravings and it is often prescribed for up to 12 months after a person stops drinking. 322 more words


Disruption of Communication Between Two Regions of the Brain Contributes to Symptoms of Psychiatric Illnesses

Basically, when the synaptic transmission between the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex is disrupted, symptoms of mental illnesses such as schizophrenia are seen. This has been known for a long time. 517 more words


Friendship is like a flower

When you think of a friend, what is the first thing that comes to mind? We all tend to use the term ‘friend’ as a rather loose depiction of another human being that we spend time with.  491 more words


Internet bride

Stop the press.

It’s finally happened.

Someone has asked for my hand in marriage.

Actually, that isn’t quite the whole truth and nothing but the truth, but you get the gist. 497 more words


The c word

Hospitals are on ‘black alert’. Actually, my doctor friend told me that they are on ‘beyond black alert’. Whatever they are on, it is clear that they are in crisis. 508 more words


Growing up in the Oldershaw household

Growing up in the Oldershaw household was, to put it mildly, interesting. There was always something going on – at times it felt like there were sixty people living in the house rather than six. 574 more words


Extrasynaptic receptors facilitate action potentials by raising membrane potential

From Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology News Center:

Readying the Neural Network

by Poncie Rutsch

17 Nov 2014

Synapse, the name for the signal-receiving site on a neuron, comes from the Greek word for contact.

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Action Potential