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2009-04-02 13:50:10

A new study in the April 3rd issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, helps to explain why people who carry mutations in a gene known as Nurr1 develop a rare

2009-03-23 08:47:12

New research shows shrinking in the hippocampus of the brain could be a precursor to dementia.

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2009-01-20 08:42:14

Running errands, attending parties, and cheering on your favorite sports team, may actually help protect you from dementia, according to researchers.

2008-12-25 22:30:00

Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago say they have found a critical way a man can transmit the HIV virus to a woman.

2008-07-29 09:00:16

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press CHICAGO A milder type of mental decline that often precedes Alzheimer's disease is alarmingly more common than has been thought , and in men more than women, doctors reported Monday.

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2008-03-03 10:39:17

A Canada-U.S. research team has solved a major genetic mystery: How a protein in some people’s DNA guards them against killer immune diseases such as HIV. In an advance online edition of Nature Medicine, the scientists explain how the protein, FOX03a, shields against viral attacks and how the discovery will help in the development of a HIV vaccine.

2006-03-23 13:54:06

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Behavioral problems and lower than average scores on tests measuring development and intellectual capacity are common in HIV-infected children, according to a report in the journal Pediatrics.

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2006-03-20 10:40:00

Older women who say talk shows and soap operas are their favorite TV programs tend to score more poorly on tests of memory, attention and other cognitive skills, researchers reported Monday.

2005-09-29 19:39:35

Researchers studying the evolution of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the brain have found that the body's own defenses may cause HIV-related dementia.

2005-08-01 15:16:58

Swedish meta-analysis of 47 scientific studies finds clear patterns across thousands of people who went on to be diagnosed with the disease.