Friday, July 8, 2011

Dopamine in kidneys

Dopamine, an important neurotransmitter that helps to control the brain’s reward and pleasure centers, is often studied in connection with neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease. Now researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered that dopamine produced within the kidneys, rather than the brain, is critical to maintaining normal blood pressure and salt and water balance.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Some Dry Cat Foods Recalled Due to Salmonella Concern