News tagged with brain tissue
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The research led by Newcastle University's Dr Mark Cunningham and Professor Miles Whittington and supported by the Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research, indicates a novel electrical bio-marker in humans.
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A freezer malfunctioned at a Harvard-affiliated hospital that oversees the world's largest collection of autistic brain samples, damaging a third of the scientifically precious specimens and casting ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Missouri have demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for stroke patients in an article published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration. Created to target a specific enzyme known to a ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A vaccine which revives a promising but long-abandoned path to thwart Alzheimer's disease has cleared a key safety hurdle in human trials, researchers say.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the meninges, the protective membrane that covers the spinal cord and brain. Children, elderly patients and immunocompromised patients are at a higher risk for the development of severe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Georgia researchers have developed a map of the human brain that shows great promise as a new guide to the inner workings of the body's most complex and critical organ.
Neuroscience May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The time may have come to scrub the idea that brain plaque deposits of protein that clog passages between brain cells might not be all that bad.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of investigators have shown evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in brain tissue from blast-exposed military service personnel.
Medical research May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using gene transfer techniques pioneered by University of Florida faculty, Taiwanese doctors have restored some movement in four children bedridden with a rare, life-threatening neurological disease.
Pediatrics May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have identified a protein which regulates the activation of brown fat in both the brain and the body's tissues. Their research, which was conducted in mice, was published today, Friday 11 May, in the journal Cell.
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that a protein that transports sodium, potassium and chloride may hold clues to how glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer, moves and invades nearby healthy brain tissue. ...
Cancer May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new stem cell in the adult brain. These cells can proliferate and form several different cell types - most importantly, they can form new brain cells. Scientists ...
Medical research Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Both the US and UK are pouring money into building proton accelerators to treat cancer. They have been described as the world's "most costly medical devices" but in an article published in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parkinson's protein causes disease spread in animal model, suggesting way disorder progresses over time in humans
(Medical Xpress) -- Penn researchers have shown that brain tissue from a Parkinson's disease mouse model , as well as synthetically produced disease protein fibrils, injected into young, symptom-free PD mice ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Use of a new drug to detect the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are hallmark signs of Alzheimer's disease may help doctors diagnose the disease earlier, according to research that will be presented as part of the Emerging ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0