Latest Unsolved problems in neuroscience Stories

2011-09-28 12:43:27

In an advance toward a much-needed early diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease (AD), scientists have discovered that older women destined to develop AD have high blood levels of a protein linked to pregnancy years before showing symptoms.

2011-09-27 12:58:18

A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle.

2011-09-25 07:00:00

The ALS Association is hosting a walk in New Britain, Connecticut on Saturday, September 24, 2011 to raise funds to find the cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Wallingford,

2011-09-23 07:19:54

Human genetic mutations are not at all like comic books make it out to be.

Genetic Mutation Linked To Lou Gehrig's Disease And Dementia
2011-09-22 05:00:53

Scientists have identified a new human genetic mutation that is responsible for the most common cause of Lou Gehrig's disease and dementia.

2011-09-21 19:09:39

No cure exists for frontotemporal dementia, which strikes between the ages of 40 and 64 and accounts for at least one in four cases of early-onset dementia.

2011-09-19 05:23:56

High cholesterol may be clogging more than just the heart. In a recent study, people with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.