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2014-05-05 08:27:56

SBIR Grant from the National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke Provides Funds for IND-enabling Studies of Lpathomab SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc.

NFL NIH Study Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-12-20 14:43:32

The National Institutes of Health and the National Football League revealed earlier this week they would be collaborating to learn more about the effects of traumatic brain injuries.

Study Sheds Light On Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
2013-11-25 07:02:43

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.

Sleep May Help Brain Flush Out Toxins
2013-10-17 15:54:09

A good night's rest may literally clear the mind. Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours.

2013-09-20 23:23:44

Sarin, the chemical weapon purportedly used in Syria, is an organophosphorus based nerve agent.

2013-09-10 10:23:02

Karin B. Nelson, M.D., scientist emeritus at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, and her colleagues from the University of Sydney, the University of Western Australia and Sydney Adventist Hospital in Australia examined the degree to which four specific risk factors contributed to cerebral palsy and young infant death.

Sleep Boosts Cells That Protect Brain
2013-09-04 11:28:12

Researchers have discovered that sleep allows the body to reinforce the production of myelin, which provides insulation for the brain’s neuronal wiring.


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