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2011-06-01 14:40:19

A drug already approved for people with cancer shows early potential as a therapy for a common form of dementia.

2010-06-15 01:10:39

A molecule implicated in Alzheimer's disease interferes with brain cells by making them unable to "recycle" the surface receptors that respond to incoming signals.

2009-10-06 14:27:11

The action of a small protein that is a major villain in Alzheimer's disease can be counterbalanced with another brain protein, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found in an animal study.

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2005-08-17 14:30:00

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a biochemical switch that affects how neurons fire in a part of the brain associated with learning, findings that may aid in understanding schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.