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Latest Neurodegeneration Stories

2015-02-11 04:21:50

Global collaboration announced as G7 leaders meet to drive progress on dementia CHICAGO, TORONTO and LONDON, Feb.

beer pour
2015-01-28 11:38:40

While the health-promoting qualities of wine have stolen the spotlight, it isn’t the only alcoholic beverage that can be good for you in some ways, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

2015-01-14 08:26:56

--Funds Will Advance Breakthrough Drug Candidate NPT088 into the Clinic-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.

2014-12-04 08:24:24

DUBLIN, December 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark call for research announced for neurodegenerative diseases The EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease

2014-12-03 23:06:07

Biotech Startup, Collaborator Receive Parkinson's Disease Grant to Study Newly Identified Pathway, Develop Novel Treatments Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) December

2014-11-12 16:28:29

-Discovery of Novel Investigational Drug Candidates that Interact with sigma-2/PGRMC1 Receptor Offer Potential to Stop and Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients - PITTSBURGH,

2014-11-11 16:25:32

Informational lunch seminar educates those living with neurodegenerative diseases and caregivers about advancements in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's research GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov.

2014-11-04 08:34:34

Dr. Hefti to Lead All Clinical Development Efforts and Strategic Initiatives CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov.

skin cells to neurons
2014-10-24 02:45:29

Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder.


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.