GLUTAMATE

  • US: Suicidetriggering brain chemical discovered December 16, 2012

    Washington: Researchers have found the first evidence that a chemical in the brain called glutamate is linked to suicidal behaviour, offering new hope for efforts to prevent people from taking their own lives. Michigan State University's Lena Brundin and an international investigating team found the first evidence that glutamate is...
  • Your chow, momos could be making you obese August 14, 2008

    Washington: People who use monosodium glutamate or MSG to spice up their food are more likely to be overweight than others, though their physical activity and calorie intake are similar. Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and in China studied more than 750 Chinese men and women, aged between...