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Faster-acting antidepressants closer to becoming a reality

...ketamine, when used experimentally for depression, relieves symptoms of the disorder in hours instead of the weeks or months it takes for current antidepressants to work. While ketamine itself probably wont come into use as an antidepressant because of its side effects, the new finding moves scientists consi...

JCI table of contents -- March 1, 2007

... blood pressure. TITLE: Aldosterone-induced Sgk1 relieves Dot1a-Af9mediated transcriptional repression of epithelial Na+ channel-alpha AUTHOR CONTACT: Bruce C. Kone University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA. Phone: (713) 500-6500; Fax: (713) 500-6497; E-mail: bruce.c.kone@uth.tmc...

A plastic pill for periodontal problems

...y breaks down to release the salicylic acid, which relieves pain and reduces inflammation, and the antimicrobials which inhibit infection at a sustained pace, Uhrich added. Periodontal disease occurs when plaque that forms on the tooth surface spreads and grows below the gum line. The plaque carries with it ...

Heat halts pain inside the body

The old wives' tale that heat relieves abdominal pain, such as colic or menstrual pain, has been scientifically proven by a UCL (University College London) scientist, who will present the findings today at the Physiological Society's annual conference hosted by UCL. Dr Brian King, of the...

Action of nitroglycerin for chest pain may place some patients at risk

...ive evidence to explain how the drug nitroglycerin relieves chest pain has resulted from a new study by Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators at Duke University Medical Center. Nitroglycerin relaxes blood vessels to boost blood flow, yet the mechanism by which the drug works has remained a matter of s...

Ingestion of afterbirth appears to promote maternal behavior in mammals

...regnancy in nearly all non-human mammals, not only relieves postpartum pain, but optimizes the onset of maternal behavior by mediating the activity of specific opioid activity circuits in the brain. Mark Kristal, Ph.D., professor of psychology at UB and director the graduate program in behavioral neuro...

Rush physicians using gene therapy for heart patients with moderate to severe chest pains

...eart arteries. The subsequent, improved blood flow relieves the painful symptoms of angina. "The process of growing new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, should occur over the course of four to eight weeks following the procedure which is done in the cardiac catheterization lab at Rush," said Dr. Gary L. Schaer...

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