Tag Archives: Dopamine

Dopamine Agonists and Pathologic Behaviors

Kelley et al. PubMed Central The dopamine agonists ropinirole and pramipexole exhibit highly specific affinity for the cerebral dopamine D3 receptor. Use of these medications in Parkinson’s disease has been complicated by the emergence of pathologic behavioral patterns such as … Continue reading

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Brain cells made from skin could treat Parkinson’s

Source: New Scientist People with Parkinson’s disease might one day be treated with brain cells made from their own skin. Two teams of researchers have independently worked out how to turn skin cells into specialised neurons that make dopamine. This … Continue reading

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The Study of Dendrites and Alzheimer

Dendrites play a large role in Alzheimer’s disease. Studying the anatomy of dendrites can help you relate to symptoms evolving around Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, the anatomy of dendrites can show you how it leads to dementia. Dendrites are neurons. … Continue reading

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