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2009-07-27 08:38:00

FREMONT, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel RNA interference (RNAi)-based therapeutics, today announced data suggesting that QPI-1007 prevents progressive retinal ganglion cell (RGC) loss in an increased ocular pressure (IOP) rat model of glaucoma.

2009-06-29 08:46:17

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most prevalent chronic childhood motor disability with an estimated lifetime cost of nearly $1 million per individual. There is evidence that magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) can reduce the incidence of CP for very early preterm infants.

2009-06-16 07:00:00

GAI-122, an investigational injectable nano-emulsion formulated with AlphaRx's proprietary drug delivery technology, provides significant neuroprotection in animal behavioral models.

2009-06-16 06:55:00

--Orally Active Enhancer of Human Nerve Growth Factor Has Demonstrated Promising Activity Preclinically-- --Broad Potential Applications Include Neuropathies, Alzheimer's and Huntington's Disease and Others-- RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CeNeRx BioPharma, Inc., a clinical stage company developing and commercializing innovative treatments for diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that it has obtained the rights to develop and market a novel...

2009-03-09 06:30:00

Make Synaptic Contact with Host Motor Neurons ROCKVILLE, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transplanted human neural stem cells (hNSCs) developed by Neuralstem, Inc.

2009-03-05 08:28:21

Although scientists know progressive degeneration of retinal ganglion cells and their axons is the primary cause of glaucoma, researchers have yet to identify a way to stop or prevent the degeneration.

2009-02-26 17:56:53

Women with a longer fertile lifespan -- first menstruation to menopause -- have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, U.S.

2009-01-05 16:31:35

Scientists from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), UCSF, and Stanford have discovered that a certain type of collagen, collagen VI, protects brain cells against amyloid-beta (Aβ) proteins, which are widely thought to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2008-12-11 09:38:33

Scientists from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), UCSF, and Stanford have discovered that a certain type of collagen, collagen VI, protects brain cells against amyloid-beta (AÃŽ² ) proteins, which are widely thought to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD). While the functions of collagens in cartilage and muscle are well established, before this study it was unknown that collagen VI is made by neurons in the brain and that it can fulfill important...


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