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  • Addiction [r]: Dependence on some agent or practice, with a tendency to increase its use and cause harm. [e]
  • Advanced cardiac life support [r]: The use of methods and equipment, beyond the level of cardiopulmonary resuscitation but less than surgical or interventional cardiology, to treat cardiopulmonary arrest. [e]
  • Amphetamine [r]: A synthetic central nervous system stimulant which is used, today, to treat limited medical disorders. [e]
  • Anaphylaxis [r]: An acute allergic reaction caused by exposure to an antigen to which the patient is hypersensitive. [e]
  • Anterior pituitary [r]: Endocrine gland that secretes hormones to regulate stress, growth, metabolism and reproduction. [e]
  • Antipsychotic agent [r]: Class of medicines used to treat psychosis and other mental and emotional conditions. [e]
  • Arcuate nucleus [r]: An aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus with important roles in appetite regulation and in the control of growth hormone secretion and prolactin secretion. [e]
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [r]: Behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. [e]
  • Biogenic amine receptor [r]: Cell surface proteins that bind biogenic amines with high affinity and regulate intracellular signals which influence the behavior of cells. [e]
  • Brain [r]: The core unit of a central nervous system. [e]
  • Caffeine [r]: Xanthine derivative and mild stimulant that elevates cAMP levels in cells by inhibiting phosphodiesterases, commonly found in coffee, tea, and soft drinks. [e]
  • Catecholamines [r]: A family of neurotransmitters and hormones, chemically ortho-dihydroxyphenylalkylamines derived from tyrosine, with important members including epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine [e]
  • Cocaine [r]: A crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant, that is both a stimulant of the central nervous system and an appetite suppressant; it is also a local anesthetic primarily used in otolaryngology [e]
  • Contrast-induced nephropathy [r]: Acute kidney injury from radiocontrast. [e]
  • Dopamine plasma membrane transport protein [r]: A catecholamine plasma membrane transport protein that is a sodium chloride-dependent neurotransmitter symporter located primarily on the plasma membrane of dopaminergic neuron. [e]
  • Dopamine receptor [r]: A class of metabotropic G protein-coupled receptors that are prominent in the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS). [e]
  • Dopamine uptake inhibitor [r]: A drug that block the transport of dopamine into axon terminals or into storage vesicles within terminals. [e]
  • Endocannabinoid system in appetite regulation [r]: Substances produced from within the body which activate cannabinoid receptors and regulate food consumption. [e]
  • Epinephrine [r]: A hormone (adrenalin) adrenergic systems-stimulator used in asthma and cardiac failure. [e]
  • Hallucinogen [r]: General group of pharmacological agents classed as psychoactive drugs, which can cause subjective changes in perception, thought, emotion and consciousness. [e]
  • Hormone [r]: A chemical director of biological activity that travels through some portion of the body as a messenger. [e]
  • Julius Axelrod [r]: (30 May 1912 – 29 December 2004) American biochemist whose work was influential in the development of pharmaceuticals. [e]
  • List of organic compounds [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Methamphetamine [r]: A psychostimulant and sympathomimetic drug, which enters the brain and triggers a cascading release of dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine. [e]
  • Methylphenidate [r]: The most commonly prescribed psychostimulant and is indicated in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and narcolepsy. [e]
  • Midodrine [r]: An adrenergic alpha agonist used as a vasoconstrictor agent in the treatment of hypotension. [e]
  • Neurotransmitter [r]: A class of chemicals which relay, amplify or modulate electrical signals between a neuron and other cells in the nervous system. [e]
  • Prolactin [r]: Hormone secreted from lactotroph cells of the anterior pituitary gland with an essential role in lactation. [e]
  • Restless legs syndrome [r]: A disorder characterized by aching or burning sensations in the lower and rarely the upper extremities that occur prior to sleep or may awaken the patient from sleep;Complying with an irresistible urge to move the affected limbs brings temporary relief. [e]
  • Schizophrenia [r]: A mental disorder characterized by impaired perception of the individual's environment. [e]
  • Synapse [r]: Contact point between neurons and other cells, crucial for nerve signalling [e]
  • Vasopressin [r]: A hormone also called (arginine vasopressin, (AVP); formerly known as antidiuretic hormone, ADH), produced in the hypothalamus secreted from the posterior pituitary that causes kidneys to concentrate urine to conserve water, also causes vasoconstriction. [e]
  • Vitamin C [r]: Required by a few mammalian species, including humans and higher primates. It is water-soluble and is usually obtained by eating fruits and vegetables; associated with scurvy (hence its chemical name, ascorbic acid). [e]