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neuropharmacology

[¦nu̇r·ō‚fär·mə′käl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The science dealing with the action of drugs on the nervous system.

neurotechnology

The examination of the human brain in order to determine how the nervous system operates. Neurotechnology employs MRI, CAT scan, EEG and other scanning technologies. "Neuropharmacology" uses neurotechnology to study the effects of how drugs, nutrients and food change the brain's behavior. See neuroinformatics and ANN.
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According to the noted Spanish neuropharmacologist Merce Pallas, "healthy aging remains one of the ideals of modern society." (52) Nowhere are the ravages of unhealthy aging more visible than in the terribly destructive neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases--and because these diseases are linked inexorably to oxidative damage and inflammation, resveratrol researchers hold high hopes for the molecule's potential impact in these areas.
Despite the frequency of the disease and decades of intense research, the etiology of PD and the mechanism underlying the selective neuronal loss remain unknown, wrote Bin Liu, then a neuropharmacologist at the NIEHS, and colleagues in the June 2003 issue of EHP.
Medical Research Council Professor of Immunology John Gordon, who carried out the research with Dr Nicholas Barnes, a neuropharmacologist at the University of Birmingham, said: 'We want to make it clear there is no suggestion that people who are on anti-depressants should stop taking their medication.
That's what Dr Juliet Obanda Makanga lecturer, neuropharmacologist and biotechnologist loves about her work class="MsoNormalCxSpMiddlespan xml:lang="EN-GBTell us about yourself?
Anesthetics appear to calm most brain neurons, says neuropharmacologist and anesthesiologist Hugh Hemmings Jr.
Further, NASA doesn't need a human expedition to Mars to nail down the claim, neuropharmacologist and biologist Joseph Miller, with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, told Discovery News.
Timothy Greenamyre, a neuropharmacologist and codirector of the Emory Neurodegenerative Disease Center.
The lecturer at Kenyatta University School of Pharmacy, who is a neuropharmacologist and stem cell researcher, has a terse message for young women who abuse the morning-after pill: 'Stop it!'At 33, the Alliance Girls High School alumna holds a doctorate in pharmacy and also a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences engineering.
"There's lots of new research showing that an overactive habenula has behavioral effects," says neuropharmacologist Martine Mirrione of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y.
But they also went mad for other "real" nominees, including neuropharmacologist Damian Bell and nursery nurse Simon Carson.