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Insight on how a new class of antidepressants works

Those who are close to me know that I have been blabbing on and on about the role Glutamate plays in mental health disorders. Everyday new research points to how messing with Glutamate receptors can treat everything from… 447 kata lagi


Not All Mutations in Autism Are Just about Loss- or Gain-of-Function

A few weeks ago I wrote about cell stress and its relationship with epilepsy. I reviewed how the accumulation of misfolded proteins within the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) can lead to an Unfolded Protein Response (UPR), which, if chronic, can lead to cell damage and even cell death. 994 kata lagi

Tinnitus, Pain, Serotonin, and Dopamine

I still have tinnitus, it is the last thing I am trying to figure out how to stop.  There was a few days a couple of weeks ago where it was gone for the first time in forever but it came back after supplementing with 100 mcg of selenium ( 160 kata lagi


Ah, the Good Stuff.

There are many names for this compound: the white stuff, the bad four-letter word “sn*w”, tasty flakes, tooties, the good stuff. These are all names I’ve heard for the compound monosodium glutamate or MSG for short. 1.102 kata lagi


What Is Acamprosate For Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Acamprosate (or calcium acetyl homotaurinate) is known to be a safe and effective drug for treating alcohol addiction. It reduces alcohol cravings and it is often prescribed for up to 12 months after a person stops drinking. 322 kata lagi


छिपा हो सकता है अजीनोमोटो

सफेद रंग का चमकीला सा दिखने वाला मोनोसोडि़यम ग्‍लूटामेट यानी अजीनोमोटो, Monosodium Glutamate MSG Ajinomoto एक सोडियम साल्‍ट है। अगर आप चाइनीज़ डिश के दीवाने हैं तो यह आपको उसमें जरूर मिल जाएगा क्‍योंकि यह एक मसाले के रूप में उनमें इस्‍तमाल किया जाता है। 14 kata lagi

Faster and Safer Treatments for Depression

I previously wrote about Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), the most commonly prescribed antidepressants. In this post, I want to discuss a novel class of compounds that may be able to treat depression faster and with fewer side effects. 877 kata lagi