neuromodulator

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neuromodulator

[‚nu̇r·ō′mäj·ə‚lād·ər]
(neuroscience)
A chemical agent that is released by a neurosecretory cell and acts on other neurons in a local region of the central nervous system by modulating their response to neurotransmitters.
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As a company, our goal is to be innovative pioneers in neuromodulators.
Bin Mahfooz, Elmayergi, Abdelhady, Wang, and Hassouna (2004) conducted a retrospective case review describing parameters for the programming of sacral neuromodulators for voiding dysfunction.
We can also use optogenetics to investigate the mechanism of action of psychiatric medications by increasing or decreasing the production of neuromodulators such as serotonin or dopamine.
As a result, newer products such as light-based devices, fillers, and neuromodulators have been incorporated into treatment regimens.
In the treatment of pain in IA, tricyclic antidepressants and neuromodulators may be considered for use as adjuvant treatment; muscle relaxants and benzodiazepines cannot be recommended.
Specifically, the study discovered that physiological detection of hypoxic (low oxygen) stress results in the activation of a hidden neuronal circuit involving the neuromodulators serotonin and the neuropeptide Y receptor.
The next three papers address what is known about the loss of effective connectivity between areas of the cerebral cortex during general anaesthesia, summarises current knowledge regarding the neuromodulators of sleep and general anaesthesia and finishes with a very good discussion of learning and memory during sleep and anaesthesia by Jonathon Reasor and Gina Poe, also from Ann Arbour in Michigan.
The manual's 14 chapters cover definition and proposed mechanisms of non-invasive skin tightening, broadband light and laser, radiofrequency energy and hybrid devices, ultrasound tightening of facial and neck skin, lifting with barbed sutures, neck lifting with implants in patients with weak chins, lifting with fat transplantation and rebalancing, lifting with injectable fillers, lifting with neuromodulators, non-ablative tightening and lifting on the body, physical stressors for fat reduction, ultrasound for fat reduction and body contouring, laser lipolysis, and chemical lipolysis on the body.
Over the next five years, new skin tightening and body shaping devices, dermal fillers and neuromodulators will drive double-digit growth in the global aesthetic industry, according to research from Medical Insight, Inc.
They asked the 232 participants in the intervention group to spend an hour a day, 5 days a week for 10 weeks doing six listening exercises meant to increase the speed and accuracy of aural information processing and the production of neuromodulators associated with learning and memory.
They asked the 232 participants in the intervention group to spend an hour a day, 5 days a week for 10 weeks doing six adaptive, computerized listening exercises meant to increase the speed and accuracy of aural information processing and the production of neuromodulators associated with learning and memory.
Pharmaceuticals will remain the largest enzyme market, as well as one of the fastest growing, due principally to the rapid expansion of the orphan drug market for treating lysosomal storage disorders, as well as ongoing growth in neuromodulators, particularly for cosmetic procedures.