Neurology (717 News)

New Study Reveals a Surprising New Role of Serotonin in Neurons

Mar 23, 2019 4:00 pm
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New York, NY (March 13, 2019) The brain chemical serotonin, a neurotransmitter long known for its role in passing signals between neurons in the br...

Researchers Prevent Brain Tumors from Repairing Themselves

Mar 17, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at the San Diego branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at University of California San Diego, with colleagues around the c...

A Potential New Target for Chronic Pain Treatment

Mar 14, 2019 1:00 pm
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A research group at Hiroshima University observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lea...

Scientists Show That Foxg1 Gene Plays a Fundamental Role in Piloting the Differentiation of Stem Cells During Brain Development

Mar 13, 2019 12:00 pm
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Our brain comprises 85 billion nerve cells and just as many so-called glial cells, which work in close contact with the former to guarantee their p...

Scientists Identify Brain Cells Involved in Insomnia

Mar 10, 2019 4:00 pm
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An international team of researchers has identified, for the first time, the cell types, areas and biological processes in the brain that mediate t...

Creating an Entirely New Map of the Brain's Own Immune System in Humans and Mice

Mar 5, 2019 2:00 pm
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A team of researchers under the direction of the Medical Center—University of Freiburg has created an entirely new map of the brain's own...

The Key Role of Protein Akna in Regulating Neural Stem Cells

Feb 27, 2019 12:00 pm
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The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München a...

Discovering a Colombian Family with Another early-onset Alzheimer's Gene Mutation

Feb 26, 2019 12:00 pm
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For some of us, they carry the bright blue of our grandfather's eyes. For others they result in the characteristic cleft chin or the familial t...

One of the Great Mysteries of Neuroscience May Finally Have an Answer

Feb 24, 2019 1:00 pm
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One of the great mysteries of neuroscience may finally have an answer: Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified ...

Stem Cells Provide Promising Technologies for Treating Parkinson's Disease

Feb 21, 2019 2:00 pm
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The most common PD treatment today is based on enhancing the activity of the nigro-striatal pathway in the brain with dopamine-modulating therapies...

Genetically Engineered Mice Mimic Common Sleep Problems

Feb 20, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically modified to mimic the genetic disease neurofibromatos...

A New Target Offers a Promising Treatment for Stroke Patients

Feb 18, 2019 12:00 pm
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Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke and available therapies, such as clot busting drugs or clot removal devices, are fo...

Immunotherapy Can Be Effective in Treating People With Recurrent Glioblastoma

Feb 16, 2019 4:00 pm
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A UCLA-led study suggests that for people with recurrent glioblastoma, administering an immunotherapy drug before surgery is more effective than us...

A New Research Demonstrates That Immune Cells Make Brain Chemicals to Fight off Infections

Feb 12, 2019 2:00 pm
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New research from the laboratory of cancer scientist Dr. Tak Mak, renowned for cloning the human T-cell receptor, has demonstrated that immune cell...

A Large-Scale Gene Study Links Hundreds of Genes to Depression

Feb 11, 2019 3:00 pm
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Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the condition and highlighting personality types that coul...

New Insight into the Journey of Stem Cells to Become Neurons

Feb 9, 2019 5:00 pm
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Stem cells are true Jacks-of-all-trades of our bodies, as they can turn into the many different cell types of all organs. This allows the tissues s...

Discovering Factors Trigger Toxic-Protein Production in ALS and a Known Drug to Block this Process

Feb 2, 2019 4:00 pm
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Patients with ALS frequently have a string of repeated DNA code in the cells of their brain, carrying hundreds to thousands of copies within the ge...

In a Novel Mouse Model, Epigenetic Regulation Negatively Impacts a Downstream Gene Involved in ASD

Feb 2, 2019 1:00 pm
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The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are diverse and to some extent, unknown. But without doubt, they are complex, layered and deeply nuanc...

Porphyromonas Gingivalis (Pg) Appears to Drive Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Pathology

Jan 28, 2019 4:00 pm
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New science uncovers how an unlikely culprit, Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) -- the bacterium commonly associated with chronic gum disease -- appear...

Revealing the Correlation between Epigenetic Changes and Alzheimer's and a Potential Drug to Restore Memory Function

Jan 28, 2019 12:00 pm
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Research published in the journal Brain reveals a new approach to Alzheimer's disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memo...


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