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2011-10-12 11:30:23

Melatonin, best known for its role in sleep regulation, delayed the onset of symptoms and reduced mortality in a mouse model of Huntington's disease, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School.

2011-10-11 10:05:44

Addressing the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease, before a patient shows outward signs of cognitive problems, has sometimes been a challenge for physicians and researchers, in part because they have not been using common and specific terms to describe the disease's initial phases.

2011-10-05 15:15:42

A team of scientists, led by Johns Hopkins researchers, say they may have found a way to predict how quickly patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will lose cognitive function by looking at ratios of two fatty compounds in their blood.

2011-10-04 05:54:10

Huntington’s disease is a devastating genetic disorder that causes degeneration of nerve cells in the brain.

2011-10-03 07:00:00

Corporate partners team up with local ALS Association to form walk teams and increase sponsorship levels. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 Valley

2011-10-03 22:23:47

Researchers at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and Osaka University applied a new approach to take a close look at amyloid plaque formation, a process that plays important roles in Alzheimer's disease.


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