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Latest Neurodegenerative disease Stories

2011-12-23 06:48:49

Treatment that increases brain levels of a crucial regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterize Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to this study.

2011-12-12 22:24:40

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) is an incurable adult neurodegenerative disorder that progresses to paralysis and death.

2011-11-28 06:51:33

According to a recent study, two proteins conspire to promote a lethal neurological disease.

2011-11-14 23:12:47

Two proteins conspire to promote a lethal neurological disease.

2011-11-07 19:59:07

Hirano bodies are almost indescribably tiny objects found in nerve cells of people suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer's, mad cow and Lou Gehrig's diseases.

2011-10-31 10:16:28

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how a form of the protein linked to Huntington's disease influences the timing and severity of its symptoms, offering new avenues for treating not only this disease, but also a variety of similar conditions.

Researchers Study Aging's Effect On The Brain
2011-10-11 03:50:45

Research by biologists at the University of York and Hull York Medical School has revealed important new information about the way the brain is affected by age.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.