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What makes you sensitive to touch revealed  Dec 4, 12:43 pm
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that they have identified the "mechanoreceptor" protein that mediates the sense of touch in mammals.
Brain's 'natural high' might help quit marijuana addiction  Dec 2, 11:01 am
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that refilling the supply of cannabinoid receptors in the brain could help relieve mood and anxiety disorders and can enable some people to quit using marijuana.
Now, switch your pain off by turning on a receptor  Nov 27, 2:03 pm
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that key to powerful pain relief lies in a receptor.
Menthol flavored cigarettes do have some pretty soothing effects   Nov 17, 12:55 pm
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that menthol acts in combination with nicotine to desensitize receptors in lungs' airways that are responsible for nicotine's irritation.
S-equol supplements improve reproductive health in post-menopausal women  Oct 17, 4:25 pm
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): In a recent pilot study it was discovered that after 12 weeks of daily 10 milligram (mg) doses of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement S-equol, have led to improvements in post-menopausal women who experienced in vaginal atrophy.
How 'love hormone' Oxytocin affects sexual behavior revealed  Oct 10, 11:34 am
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): New study has revealed that neurons in brain cells are responsive towards oxytocin that plays a major role in social and sexual behavior of individuals.
Is feeling of wetness real?  Oct 5, 3:45 pm
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new study has explored how human sensitivity to wetness plays a role in many aspects of daily life and feeling that something is wet is quite a feat because our skin does not have receptors that sense wetness.
Blocking 'chili pepper receptors' may be panacea for pain   Aug 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that blocking the receptor that reacts to chili and pepper, could relieve one off pain.
Cradle of obesity lies in the brain   Aug 3, 12:36 pm
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that the curing of weight gain, obesity, and diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain.
Scent of sandalwood aids healing of human skin: Study  Jul 9, 4:49 pm
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Researchers claim that the human skin is responsive towards the scent of Sandalwood, which helps it heal.
Skin can recognize 'scents', claims study  Jul 8, 2:18 pm
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study claims that human skin has olfactory receptors that can 'sniff' out the odors.
Blocking pain receptors extends lifespan   May 24, 11:33 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Researchers have said that blocking a pain receptor in mice not only extends their lifespan, but also gives them a more youthful metabolism, including an improved insulin response that allows them to deal better with high blood sugar.
Novel compound could halt cocaine addiction and relapse behaviors  Apr 24, 10:18 am
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers have developed a novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior.
New protein complex involved in learning and memory identified  Apr 23, 9:38 am
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified a protein complex that plays a critical but previously unknown role in learning and memory formation.
Soon, drug that stops heart attacks sans side effects  Mar 12, 11:45 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers are a step closer to creating a new drug to stop a heart attack in its tracks and reduce the damage caused, without any side effects.
Smoking pot does bring relief from anxiety  Mar 7, 10:26 am
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cannabinoid receptors through which marijuana exerts its effects, can help in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response.
Mosquito sperm have `sense of smell`  Feb 9, 10:25 am
Washington, Feb. 9 (ANI): Researchers have claimed to have detected a suite of specialized chemical sensors called odorant receptors (ORs) in mosquito sperm.
Mantis shrimps` satellite-like eyes help them perceive colours like no one else  Jan 25, 11:35 am
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): Researchers have found that the process that mantis shrimp uses to discriminate colours is different.he photoreceptors of mantis shrimp's are arranged in a series of channels which range from red to ultraviolet.
New breakthrough could help pave way for treating pain and mood disorders  Jan 13, 12:09 pm
Washington, Jan. 13 (ANI): Scientists have found how the sodium influences the signaling of a major class of brain cell receptors, known as opioid receptors, which could help pave way for new therapeutic approaches to a host of brain-related medical conditions.
Lungs too can smell!  Jan 3, 1:29 pm
Washington, Jan 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that your nose is not the only organ in your body that can sense cigarette smoke wafting through the air, your lungs have odour receptors as well.
Blame your genes for forgetting familiar faces   Dec 24, 10:17 am
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): a new study has suggested that the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role in the ability to remember faces.
Each person perceives odours differently  Dec 9, 11:28 am
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): A new study has revealed that as much as 30 percent of the large array of human olfactory receptor differs between any two individuals.
Why most life-threatening malaria carrying parasites only infect humans  Dec 3, 11:10 am
Washington, Dec. 3 (ANI): Researchers have explained why parasites carrying the deadliest form of malaria only infect humans, asserting that the interaction between a parasite protein, called RH5, and a receptor, called basigin, is essentially required for the invasion of red blood cells.
New technique could help block cancer growth  Nov 30, 1:50 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that could block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth.
Father's cocaine use may make son resistant to drug addiction  Nov 12, 3:24 pm
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that son's of cocaine-using fathers are more likely to resist addictive behaviours, as they become less sensitive to the drug.
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