Latest Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Stories

2011-02-08 08:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found evidence suggesting that a variation of a specific gene may play a role in late-onset Alzheimer's, the disease which accounts for over 90% of Alzheimer's cases.

2010-12-14 00:56:32

Scientists at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio restored learning and memory in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model by increasing a protein called CBP.

2010-11-16 19:08:59

New animal research has identified factors, such as the stress response and immune system, that may play important roles in depression.

2010-11-10 13:21:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCellRegenMed, Inc. announces that a new stem cell gene and enzyme replacement treatment has been performed on a fourteen month old child with Tay-Sachs disease on November 2, 2010.

2010-10-18 11:53:45

Mount Sinai researchers have discovered how cocaine corrupts the brain and becomes addictive.

2010-09-09 01:11:10

Addictive drugs are known to induce changes in the brain's reward circuits that may underlie drug craving and relapse after long periods of abstinence.

2010-08-08 20:30:44

Research on the molecular biology of fear could lead to better methods for treating individuals suffering from anxiety disorders.

2010-07-08 15:04:27

When mice with cancer get a boost in their social life and an upgrade in living conditions, their tumors shrink, and their cancers more often go into spontaneous remission.

2010-06-04 07:00:00

Researchers at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine have found a way to pharmacologically induce a memory of safety in the brain of rats.

2010-06-03 17:15:40

Finding suggests possibilities for future treatment of anxiety disorders.

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