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    Neuromodulators disrupt the network synchrony characteristic of cortical neurons in culture - but not for ever. Even with a dose-calibrated application, synchrony reemerges after about 12 hours and a withdrawal period is needed to restore efficacy.

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Neurodegenerative diseases


Tremor and clinical fluctuation are related to sleep disorders in Chinese patients with Parkinson’s disease

Zhou H, Shen C, Chen J, Qian H, Zheng Y, Liu Y, Xian W, Pei Z et al.

Translational Neurodegeneration 2014, 3:21

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Melatonin: Shedding light on infertility? A review of the recent literature

Fernando S and Rombauts L

Journal of Ovarian Research 2014, 7:98

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Influence of testosterone replacement therapy on metabolic disorders in male patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and androgen deficiency

Janjgava S, Zerekidze T, Uchava L, Giorgadze E and Asatiani K

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Cerebellum & Ataxias

Cerebellum & Ataxias, a new open access journal from BioMed Central, is now accepting submissions. Led by Editor-in-Chief Mario Manto, FNRS, Belgium, the journal hopes to mirror the success of its older, sister journal The Cerebellum, and complement its focus on the fundamental neurosciences of the cerebellum in providing a platform for more clinical cases and scientific reports of the numerous forms of ataxias.

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Shaheen Emmanuel Lakhan

Executive Director, Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation