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2012-06-18 22:04:28

Researchers at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, have identified the genetic cause of early-onset progressive cerebellar degeneration the Finnish Hound dog breed.

2012-02-22 22:11:45

A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led by University of South Florida researchers.

2009-11-20 20:30:00

Pioneering Neurologist Closer to Understanding Brain Wiring and Diseases WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.