New findings about dopaminergic neurons in the striatum could have implications for treating Parkinson's disease and Tourette syndrome.
Researchers report the hormone prolactin, more commonly associated with lactation in new mothers, may underlie why women are more vulnerable to developing functional pain syndromes than men.
A new study links the D2 dopamine receptor to long-term episodic memory.
A new study reveals a lack of dopamine transmission via D1 receptors disrupts information flow in the basal ganglia and can cause difficulty in initiating voluntary movements for Parkinson's patients.
According to a new study, nicotine reduces dorsal striatal output, underlying the urge to smoke and making it difficult to quite the addiction.