|General anaesthesia and surgery - all your queries answered|
... act on the pain receptors in the brain as well as the spinal column, inhalational agents prevent the reflexes action in the brain as well as the spinal cord and the muscle relaxants act at the neuromuscular junctions (areas where the neurons and ...
India.Com Health - Sun, 08 Dec 2013 22:56
|Botulism - a Very, Very Nasty Bug|
There, the neurotoxins cause flaccid paralysis by preventing the release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter, at neuromuscular junctions, thereby preventing motor-fiber stimulation. The flaccid paralysis progresses symmetrically downward, usually ...
Food Poison Journal - Sun, 08 Dec 2013 20:55
|3 Innovations That Can Help End Animal Testing|
... the structure and function of human organs including the lung, liver, brain, guts and heart were big news last year and a welcome advance for patients waiting for cures and those who want to see the end of animals in research and new models for ...
Care2.com - Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:05
|Spinal Muscular Atrophy Researchers Participate at The 2013 Society of ...|
Plastin acts a genetic modifier of neurodegenerative diseases. *M. WALSH, E. WINGROVE, A. HART; ... Modeling the early phenotype at the neuromuscular junction of spinal muscular atrophy using patient-derived iPSCs. *M. YOSHIDA, S. KITAOKA, ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:25
|Nobel Prize: Physiology, Medicine|
Three American scientists, who elucidated the mechanisms involved in the transport of proteins and other essential biomolecules within the cell and through the cell wall to other target cells, win this year's Nobel in Physiology or Medicine.
Frontline - Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:15
|Assembly of a Neural Circuit|
Several human Teneurins are located in chromosomal regions associated with neurological and psychiatric diseases. I found ... Teneurin-mediated target selection at the neuromuscular junction is analogous to its role in olfactory synaptic partner matching.
Science Careers Blog (subscription) - Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:56