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2013-05-10 11:57:50

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease in the brains of mice.

2013-05-10 11:45:18

McGill University researchers have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

2013-04-30 14:18:23

Scientists have identified a gene that keeps our nerve fibers from clogging up.

2013-04-26 10:24:16

A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do.

Alzheimer's Disease: Protective Gene Variant Sheds Light On Potential New Treatment
2013-04-26 04:44:04

New research published Thursday in the journal Neuron sheds new light on the molecular causes of Alzheimer’s disease, while also revealing a potential new therapy which could help prevent cognitive decline and brain damage during the early stages of the neurodegenerative disorder.

2013-04-18 21:51:41

Researchers have recently discovered that an expansion of DNA in patients with the common neurodegenerative disorder Fragile X-associated Tremor syndrome causes the production of an abnormal protein that is toxic to neurons.

2013-04-02 12:46:05

The most common genetic cause of both ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and FTD (frontotemporal dementia) was recently identified as an alteration in the gene C9orf72.

2013-03-22 23:02:07

New Market Research Report Added In MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Neurodegenerative Diseases Market to 2018 - New Product Entries in Both Niche and Broader Parkinsons Disease Treatment


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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