The Dantastic Mr. Tox & Howard Episode 7 – Life is a High-Way

http://traffic.libsyn.com/dantastictox/Dantastic_Tox_S01E07.mp3 Addiction beyond dopamine with Dr. Andy Chambers Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they explore the neurobehavioral underpinnings of addiction. Learn about the Google Maps of the motivational system of the brain and gain insight into why psychiatric patients and adolescents are such vulnerable populations. And make sure that you check out Dr. Andy […]

EMCrit Project by Tox & Hound.

Tox and Hound – The Dirty on Dantrolene

by Sarah Shafer Dantrolene is one of the few, true “muscle relaxers”. It was discovered in 1967 and approved by the FDA in 1979. Unlike paralytic neuromuscular blockers, dantrolene works post-synaptically, at the sarcoplasmic reticulum in the myocyte. It binds to the ryanodine receptor in skeletal muscle (RYR1), preventing sarcoplasmic calcium-induced calcium release. When RYR1 […]

EMCrit Project by Tox & Hound.