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Central Nervous System (CNS) Compound Library from OTAVA by otavateam Posted Mon 04 Jul 2011 10:27am There are many different drug targets expressed in brain tissue.   The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS) is complicated by blood brain barrier (BBB) which controls entry of drugs into CNS.   BBB is one of the most important factors limiting the development of drugs that specifically target brain disorders.   Nowadays BBB remains a ... Read on »
Novel Dopamine Receptor Ligands as Therapeutics for Central Nervous System Disorders by Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The dopamine D3 receptor subtype is a member of the dopamine D2 subclass of receptors. These receptors have been implicated in a number of CNS disorders, including psychostimulant abuse, psychosis and Parkinson's disease. Compounds that bind with high affinity and selectivity to D3 receptors can not ... Read on »
Understanding Your Central Nervous System by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 10:05pm Understanding the Central Nervous System’s structure will help you understand your M.S. symptoms. The Brain:             I. THE CEREBRUM: Frontal Lobe ·     Behavior ·     Abstract thought processes ·     Problem solving ·     Attention ·     Creative thought ·     Some emotion ·     Intellect ·     Reflection ... Read on »
The Future of Central Nervous System Diseases Therapeutics - Market Forecasts to 2015, Competitive Benchmarking, Product Pipelin by Aarkstore Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 11:14pm The leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research “The Future of Central Nervous System Diseases Therapeutics - Market Forecasts to 2015, Competitive Benchmarking, Product Pipeline and Deals Analysis.” The report provides in-depth analysis of unmet needs, drivers and barriers that impact the global CNS diseases therapeuti ... Read on »
Just What Is Central Nervous System Vasculitis? by animekid Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 12:00am A little while ago, I did a short post about a fundraiser for a former firefighter out of Greenville, Texas who was suffering from a vascular condition called Central Nervous System Vasculitis, and earlier today I came upon an article from the site Wise Ge ... Read on »
FDA Approves Imaging Agent for Central Nervous System Scans by Medline Plus Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 7:36pm FDA approves imaging agent for central nervous system scans The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Gadavist (gadobutrol), a gadolinium-based contrast agent, for use in patients undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the central nervous system.  Gadavist was approved by the FDA on March 14. ... Read on »
B12 for the Brain and Central Nervous System by Viv Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:05pm I have been spending time organizing my medications and vitamins. I figured this was a good time to mention the importance of vitamin B12. Previous research indicated B12 and folic acid, another B vitamin helps maintain our brain and might help fend off Alzheimer's disease. The lack of B12 could diminish cognitive function, so make sure yo ... Read on »
FTY720 (fingolimod) in Multiple Sclerosis: therapeutic effects in the immune and the central nervous system. by stuart Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:01pm Br J Pharmacol. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] - Brinkmann V. Autoimmunity, Transplantation & Inflammation, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Basel, Switzerland. FTY720 (fingolimod) is a first-in-class sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulator that was highly effective in Phase II clinical trials for Multiple Sclerosis ... Read on »
Central Nervous System Cells Produced from Neural Stem Cells by A4M Posted Sat 28 May 2011 10:31pm Posted on 2011-05-25 06:00:00 in Neurology | Stem Cell | Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenet ... Read on »
Insect Repellent DEET Linked to Central Nervous System Damage by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 11:22pm Insect Repellent DEET Linked to Central Nervous System Damage A chemical agent used in many brands of insect repellents appears to damage the central nervous system in laboratory rats and may have the same devastating effect on humans, French medical researchers say. N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide, which for obvious reasons is better known ... Read on »