Latest Neurotrophin Stories
By Nanci Hellmich Some obese children and adults who eat excessively may be missing a gene for a brain chemical involved in controlling appetite, according to a study in today's New England Journal of Medicine.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified nerve 'progenitor' cells can be used as mini-pumps to deliver nerve growth factor to the brain, a new study in animals shows. The results suggest such an approach could be used to treat Parkinson's disease and other brain diseases in humans, Dr.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.