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Latest Unsolved problems in neuroscience Stories

2011-11-01 15:25:41

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health in the United States have made an important discovery that should forever change the scope and direction of Alzheimer's research.

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.

2011-10-27 22:07:46

In a development that sheds new light on the pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a team of Whitehead Institute scientists has identified connections between genetic risk factors for the disease and the effects of a peptide toxic to nerve cells in the brains of AD patients.

2011-10-27 21:51:58

When people dream that they are performing a particular action, a portion of the brain involved in the planning and execution of movement lights up with activity.

2011-10-26 05:30:09

Patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease whose vision improved after a cataract surgery also showed improvement in cognitive ability, mood, sleep patterns and other behaviors.

2011-10-20 19:50:34

With age, forgetfulness and other signs of memory loss sometimes appear, prompting elderly individuals to seek a medical evaluation amid fears that they may be experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common type of dementia among Americans aged 65 and older.

2011-10-18 09:14:22

Researchers from Sweden have uncovered an association between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).