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2009-04-02 12:31:22

A research team from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla has identified a protein in the brain of mice that protects neurons from excessive inflammation, which can lead to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

2009-04-01 09:13:11

Scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have discovered that astrocytes, supportive cells in the brain that are not derived from an immune cell lineage, respond to a molecule that mimics a viral infection using cellular machinery similar to that used by classical immune cells in the blood.

2009-03-16 15:30:00

BELGRADE, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com is pleased to announce that a group of investigators (lead by Professor Mirjana Stojiljkovic) from Department of Neurobiology, Institute for Biological Research "Sinisa Stankovic", University of Belgrade, Serbia, (IBISS group) introduced a novel therapeutic approach in treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), a severe, currently incurable, human disease.

2009-01-27 15:49:20

A research team including Serge Rivest of University Laval's Faculty of Medicine has demonstrated the existence of a type of cells that limits brain damage after a stroke.

2008-02-19 08:45:00

Two researchers from National Brain Research Center (NBRC) suggest that a common antibiotic called minocycline may prevent children from death due to Japanese encephalitis (JE), or commonly known as brain fever.

2007-08-23 03:19:55

By Mrak, Robert E Griffin, W Sue T Abstract Cortical Lewy body disease as a cause of dementia has been recognized for more than 40 years.

2005-12-02 11:08:56

Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease have identified a potential new way to stop brain cell death related to Alzheimer's disease.

2005-10-11 14:24:11

Aging may intensify and prolong feeling run down when common infections like the flu occur, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2005-06-22 13:00:00

Physicians might one day be able to treat a disease that destroys brain cells in children using genetically modified cells to transport a "drug" to the site of the dying neural cells.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.