New mouse model to probe how antidepressants work

February 19th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Vanderbilt University researchers have developed a new mouse model to determine how antidepressants work.The most widely prescribed antidepressants - medicines such as Prozac, Lexapro and Paxil - work ... Read more...

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Superman Is Now Virtual With Customized Super Heroes

January 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony Online Entertainment has recently launched DC Universe online, its very first MMO based video gaming, inspired from Superman Movie and several other DC comic characters. ... Read more...

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Boosting key brain chemical cuts fatigue in mice

December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have 'engineered' a mouse that can run on a treadmill twice as long as a normal mouse by increasing its supply of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter essential for ... Read more...

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US women sues former employers for ordering her ‘to hide too big boobs’

November 12th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A US woman has filed a lawsuit against her former employers for gender discrimination claiming she was ordered to hide her breasts because they were too large. ... Read more...

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11-year-old Kiwi pupil proves men can multi-task just as well as women

August 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 28 (ANI): An 11-year-old Seatoun School pupil has scientifically proved that men can multi-task just as well as women.Holly Blakely decided to put men, women and children to the test ... Read more...

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Genetic change in dopamine transporter linked to ADHD

July 9th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre have uncovered a mechanism that might be responsible for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kidsThe study suggests that a genetic ... Read more...

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Well-known blood protein may hold clues to autism

March 5th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have come up with a physical basis to explain the link between increased blood serotonin levels and autism in kids.Serotonin is ... Read more...

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