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(Medical Xpress)—Not everyone has a taste for fish, even though it is a natural source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treating Parkinson's disease patients with the experimental drug GM1 ganglioside improved symptoms and slowed their progression during a two and a half-year trial, Thomas Jefferson University researchers report in a new study ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Studies in mice confirm that mutations in the gene, UBE3B, cause a rare genetic disorder in children
Researchers have defined the gene responsible for a rare developmental disorder in children. The team showed that rare variation in a gene involved in brain development causes the disorder. This is the first time that this ...
Genetics Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a recent publication, researchers of the Computational Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine showed that neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Depression is the most important determinant of the health status of people with Parkinson's disease, according to early findings from a large study of Parkinson's patients.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The world's biggest food group Nestle is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharma group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As part of the European study TRANSEURO, five patients with Parkinson's disease will undergo brain cell transplants at Skåne University Hospital in Lund, Sweden, in early 2013. These are the first operations of their kind ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1
High-resolution real-time images show in mice how nerves may be damaged during the earliest stages of multiple sclerosis. The results suggest that the critical step happens when fibrinogen, a blood-clotting ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A test to detect brain amyloid deposits associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) provides doctors with useful information on treatment and further testing for patients with cognitive impairment, according to a study published ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new substance class for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases now promises increased efficacy paired with fewer side effects.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Findings on overeating may aid in the fight against obesity when metabolic and psychological treatments fail
(Medical Xpress)—A similar, insidious craving plagues all addicts, no matter the substance of choice. A new study published in NeuroImage from Center for BrainHealth scientists Dr. Francesca Filbey, assist ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure and metabolism that are visible using various imaging techniques, according to a new study being presented today at the annual meeting ...
Neuroscience Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Health professionals may soon have a new method of diagnosing Parkinson's disease, one that is noninvasive and inexpensive, and, in early testing, has proved to be effective more than 90 percent of the ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Deciphering what causes the brain cell degeneration of Parkinson's disease has remained a perplexing challenge for scientists. But a team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has pinpointed ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Huntington disease (HD) is an incurable neurodegenerative disease caused by a mutation in the huntingtin gene (htt). Though most of the symptoms of HD are neurological, the mutant HTT protein is expressed in non-neural cells ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0