Henry Hallett Dale--chemical transmission of nerve impulses
- Dale, Henry Hallett (1875 - 1968). // Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography;2005, p1
English physiologist, best known for his work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses (particularly for isolating acetylcholine), for which he was awardedâ€”jointly with Otto Loewi, a German pharmacologistâ€”the 1936 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
- Materia Non Medica. Irving, Kenneth G.; Harvey, Timothy C. // British Medical Journal;1/8/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6053, p100
Focuses on the commemoration of historical events. Historic walk to Isandhlwana; Conquest of the three great peaks; Conversations with Sir Henry Dale.
- Henry Dale's Nobel Prize Winning `Discovery'. O'Sullivan, Abigail // Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning & Policy;Winter2001, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p409
A particular model of scientific achievement is embedded within the Nobel Prize, one that privileges the scientific `loner', who achieves a distinct discovery at a particular moment in time. A common criticism of this `individualistic' story of achievement is that it obscures the social and...
- Hold me, trust me. Szalavitz, Maia // New Scientist;5/17/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 2656, p34
The article focuses on oxytocin, a hormone and neurotransmitter discovered in 1909 by British pharmacologist Henry Dale. According to the author, oxytocin is the essence of affection itself as the brain chemical that plays a central role in bonding mothers to their offspring and in social...
- FREEDOM OF SCIENCE. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1949, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p106
The article offers views of R. E. Peierls, professor of Mathematical Physics at University of Birmingham, and Henry Dale, former president of the Royal Society and winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine, on freedom of science at a conference of the British Atomic Scientists' Association which...
- Nothing to sneeze at. Westly, Erica // Nature Medicine;Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p1063
The article discusses the discovery of H4 receptor as another histamine receptor and history of histamine studies. It states that H4 is viewed to treat asthma, seasonal allergies and even cancer. It mentions that histamine was discovered by Henry Dale and his colleagues at the Wellcome...
- New Hope for the Allergic. Spencer, Steven M. // Saturday Evening Post;4/20/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 42, p21
The article focuses on the discovery of histamine and its influence on allergy. People with allergy constitute 10-15% of the population in the U.S. Histamine acts as a chemical fuse in an allergy, which detonates the chain of violent symptoms in the body. Medical researchers Henry H. Dale,...
- Endocrinology @ the nobels. Kalra, Sanjay; Unnikrishnan, Ambika G.; Jacob, Jubbin // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Dec2012 Supplement, Vol. 16, pS138
The article presents the lists of Nobel Prize laureates who have worked in endocrinology. Researchers in the field have received not only the Medicine, but also the Chemistry Prize, for their work. The laureates include Sir Henry Dale, C. B. Huggins and R. G. Edwards. Dale worked on the chemical...
- Mad about topical collecting. Leszak, John L. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;07/31/98, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p6
Traces the history of topical collecting of stamps. Popularity of topical collecting; Definition of old-fashioned collection; Views on old-fashioned collectors.