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Latest Unsolved problems in neuroscience Stories

2012-07-16 10:19:02

A new genetic mutation that causes familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, has been identified by a team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS).

2012-07-16 10:16:51

Researchers have linked newly discovered gene mutations to some cases of the progressive fatal neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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2012-07-13 09:08:57

Scientists from the Washington University School of Medicine recently revealed that they have developed a “timeline” that shows early signs of Alzheimer’s, even with unseen progress.

Small Molecule Might Play Big Role In Alzheimer's Disease
2012-07-10 10:58:00

Simulations by UC Santa Barbara researchers improve understanding of plaque formation and suggest new diagnostic and treatment options

2012-07-02 21:37:07

Research published today in Biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Neuroinflammation suggests that chronic inflammation can predispose the brain to develop Alzheimer's disease.

2012-06-28 20:29:37

Our eyes don’t just take in the world around us, they can also reflect our emotional state, influence our memories, and provide clues about the way we think.

2012-06-27 22:26:20

Van Andel Institute announces that researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published a study detailing how Parkinson's disease spreads through the brain.

2012-06-27 17:43:19

An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), with the help of a Canadian Mennonite family of Dutch-German-Russian ancestry.

2012-06-27 17:29:28

In a recent Journal of Biological Chemistry "Paper of the Week," research led by Ayae Kinoshita at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan reveals the benefits of exercise in combating Alzheimer's disease.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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