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2010-11-03 16:18:35

A team of scientists from Japan and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have created a new mouse model that confirms that mutations of a protein called beta-synuclein promote neurodegeneration.

2010-10-15 16:40:32

Alzheimer's disease is not the only type of dementia.

2010-09-16 08:10:00

According to a new study, the same brain lesions that are associated with dementia are responsible for mild memory loss in old age.

2010-09-10 12:09:20

Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinson's disease says a scientist presenting his work at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn meeting in Nottingham today.

2010-05-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) announced today the recipient of their first partnership research award through the Lewy Body Dementia Biomarker Research Program.

2010-04-23 10:44:00

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced more than $3 million in previously unannounced awards ending the first quarter of 2010.

2010-03-02 14:15:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research announced up to $5.75 million in total funding available under its three 2010 Critical Challenges.

2010-01-19 11:57:22

Cognitive fluctuations, or episodes when train of thought temporarily is lost, are more likely to occur in older persons who are developing Alzheimer's disease than in their healthy peers.

2009-12-28 16:59:32

FINDINGS: Several structurally similar small molecules appear capable of protecting cells from alpha-synuclein toxicity, a hallmark of Parkinson's disease.


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