Monthly Archives: August 2017

Antipsychotic drugs remain the standard treatment for schizophrenia. Despite their effectiveness in treating hallucinations and delusions, prolonged exposure to antipsychotic drugs leads to cognitive deficits in both schizophrenia patients and animal models. The molecular mechanisms underlying these negative effects on … Continue reading

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In a sample of 202 deceased players of American football from a brain donation program, chronic traumatic encephalopathy was neuropathologically diagnosed in 177 players across all levels of play (87%), including 110 of 111 former National Football League players (99%).Neuropathological … Continue reading

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‚ÄúNeuropathic pain involves long-lasting modifications of pain pathways that result in abnormal cortical activity. How cortical circuits are altered and contribute to the intense sensation associated with allodynia is unclear. Here (the authors) report a persistent elevation of layer V … Continue reading

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