Brain activation induced by dentine hypersensitivity pain–an fMRI study

submitted by: mike214
Aim: Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) is characterized by a short, sharp pain arising from exposed dentin. Most published literature reports on peripheral neural aspects of this pain condition. The current investigation focused on differential cerebral activity elicited by stimulation of sensitive and insensitive teeth by means of natural air stimuli. Materials and Methods: Five graded stimulus strengths were randomly applied by means of a multi-injector air jet delivery system, each...
Authors: Michael Meier, Michael Brügger, Dominik Ettlin, Roger Luechinger, Ashley Barlow, Jäncke Lutz, Lutz Kai

Video tip of the week: Highlights [heh] of the Cannabis browser

submitted by: OpenHelix

An introduction to the Cannabis genome browser. For the paper and links, visit http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=11320 .

Part 3: Translational Neuroscience of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), Fatigue and Hypersomnia.

submitted by: torabi_m
M.Torabi Nami MD, PhDc, Department of Neuroscience, Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS), Tehran 15948 Iran, Torabi_m@iricss.org , Sleepiness, tiredness and fatigue are complaints which must be thoroughly analyzed to eliminate blur and ambiguity. Physiological sleepiness (“sleep pressure”) increases while being awake and additionally underlies the circadian rhythm with a lower threshold to fall asleep during night time. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is considered...

Part 2: Translational Neuroscience of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), Fatigue and Hypersomnia.

submitted by: torabi_m
M.Torabi Nami MD, PhDc, Department of Neuroscience, Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS), Tehran 15948 Iran, Torabi_m@iricss.org , Sleepiness, tiredness and fatigue are complaints which must be thoroughly analyzed to eliminate blur and ambiguity. Physiological sleepiness (“sleep pressure”) increases while being awake and additionally underlies the circadian rhythm with a lower threshold to fall asleep during night time. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is considered...

Translational Neuroscience of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), Fatigue and Hypersomnia.

submitted by: torabi_m
Sleepiness, tiredness and fatigue are complaints which must be thoroughly analyzed to eliminate blur and ambiguity. Physiological sleepiness (“sleep pressure”) increases while being awake and additionally underlies the circadian rhythm with a lower threshold to fall asleep during night time. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is considered normal only after sleep deprivation. Clinically, EDS manifests by frequents daytime napping and/or reduced alertness with automatic behavior or -...

GENECAPP Approach

submitted by: MCW_BBC

Brief description of GENECAPP procedure