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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.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'