Presynaptic Glial Neuronal Interaction

The rapidly emerging chemical and molecular complexities of synaptic transmission are beyond the scope of this entry. But the processes of neuroglial cells, especially astrocytes, are usually on site at synapses, in some cases almost everywhere and in others less so. The intimate participation of these cells, not just in supportive, shielding, and inactivating roles but in chemical interplay with interacting neurons, is striking. Presynaptic interaction is seen in many of the synapses currently described.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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