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Is Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease Related to Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Children?

Oct 7, 2018 10:00 am
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Genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease is linked to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders already in childhood, a new study from F...

Dopamine Neurons And Theire Roles In Diseases

Sep 30, 2018 9:00 am
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Dopamine neurons are located in the midbrain, but their tendril-like axons can branch far into the higher cortical areas, influencing how we move and ...

How Memory Actually Works ?

Sep 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers have transferred a memory from one snail to another via RNA, they report in eNeuro. If confirmed in other species, the finding may lead...

Genes of a Human Origin play a Critical Role in Development of our Large Brains

Sep 23, 2018 12:00 pm
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A set of three nearly identical genes found only in humans appear to play a critical role in the development of our large brains, according to a st...

Understanding the Effects of Aging on Mitochondria

Sep 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Defective energy production in old neurons might explain why our brains are so prone to age-related diseases. Salk researchers used a new method to di...

The First Large-scale, Community-Based Trial on Cognitively Unimpaired People

Sep 15, 2018 12:00 pm
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Elevated brain amyloid in individuals without dementia is associated with a dramatically higher risk for subsequent amnestic mild cognitive impairment...

The Tuberculosis Bacteria may Provide a Possible Explanation of the Cause of Parkinson's Disease

Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according...

Uncovering a Gene Mutation Leads to Pachygyria in Children

Sep 8, 2018 10:00 am
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Ashleigh Schaffer, PhD, assistant professor of genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and a team of global genetics experts h...

Prenatal Exposure to the DDT Toxin may be Related to Autism

Sep 4, 2018 10:00 am
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National birth cohort study finds DDT metabolites in the blood of pregnant women are associated with elevated odds of autism in offspring. A s...

Measuring the Levels of Acetyl-L-Carnitine (LAC) Could Be a Biomarker Tool to Diagnose Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Sep 3, 2018 10:00 am
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Depression is not a single disease. The term refers to a cluster of feelings and behaviors, brought on by a variety of underlying causes. And, unfortu...

Why the Africanized Honeybees are much more Aggressive than their European Counterparts?

Aug 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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Africanized honeybees, commonly known as killer bees, are much more aggressive than their European counterparts. Now, researchers have examine...

A New Telltale Protein Sign for Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 1, 2018 11:00 am
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One of the telltale signs of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is sticky plaques of ß-amyloid protein, which form around neurons and are thought...

Mutant IDH1 Molecule Blocks Important Signaling Pathways in the Immune Cells

Jul 28, 2018 9:00 am
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Alterations in the genetic material are often the first step in carcinogenesis. In many cases, an exchange of a single amino acid building block is...

Personalized Therapeutic Intervention Fingerprint (pTIF) And Its Uses

Jul 24, 2018 2:00 pm
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Personalized medicine, delivering therapies specially tailored to a patient's unique physiology - has been a goal of researchers and doctors for a...

Exosomes are involved in Alzheimer's disease Progression

Jul 23, 2018 3:00 pm
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The waste-management system of the cell appears to play an important role in the spread of Alzheimer's disease in the brain. A new study has focus...

The Influential Genetic Factors in Brain Energy Conversion and Their Role in Alzheimer's Disease

Jul 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease may impair the brain's ability to convert its primary fuel source into usable energy...

New Noninvasive Technique for Precisely Controlling Brain Circuits Could One Day Help Treat Neurological Conditions

Jul 21, 2018 10:00 am
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In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psy...

Genetic Differences Shed Light on the Potential Differences in the Risk of Meningitis Among Women and Men

Jul 17, 2018 9:00 am
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Glioma is the most common type of primary malignant brain tumor in the United States; glioblastoma being the most common type of glioma in adults. Whi...

Identification of the Cellular Mechanism that Leads to Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

Jul 16, 2018 5:00 pm
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Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a cellular mechanism that leads to neurodegeneration in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according...

Breakthrough Discovery that may Help us Combat Neurological Diseases that Inhibit Memory

Jul 15, 2018 2:00 pm
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Memory, learning and cognitive flexibility depend on a protein 'off-switch' in the brain, according to a breakthrough discovery made by an int...


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