Blood thinners: Can I still get blood clots?

The actual risks to a particular individual are very case-specific and should be discussed with a doctor. Antiplatelets are medications that target the activation and aggregation of platelets. They are commonly used in the treatment and prevention of stroke and heart attacks. Blood clotting is an extremely important function of the body that prevents … Leer más

Alcohol and the Brain PMC

As part of a collaborative effort examining the effects of long-term alcohol self-administration in rhesus macaques, we examined DS dopamine signaling using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry. We found that chronic alcohol self-administration resulted in several dopamine system adaptations. Following long-term alcohol consumption, male macaques, regardless of abstinence status, had reduced dopamine release in putamen, while … Leer más