Drugs – Sketchy Medicine
Anticholinergic: low potency antipsychotics, oxybutinin, ipratropium Cholinergic: ACh antagonists (atropine, scopolamine), AChEIs (organophosphates) Opioid: Morphine, heroin, hydromorphone, etc Sympathomimetic: epinephrine, cocaine, amphetamine (Aderol), methylphenidate (Ritalin) Sedative-Hypnotic: Benzodiazepines, barbituates, “Z-drugs” (zopiclone, zolpidem), antihistamines
Neuroscientists Discover New Phase of Synaptic Development - Neuroscience News
Neuroscientists Discover New Phase of Synaptic Development - Students preparing for final exams might want to wait before pulling an all-night cram session — at least as far as their neurons are concerned. Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientists have discovered a new intermediate phase in neuronal development during which repeated exposure to a stimulus shrinks synapses.