News tagged with central nervous system
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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) report that children with cerebral palsy who underwent Constraint Induced Movement therapy (CI therapy) saw a significant increase in grey matter ...
Neuroscience Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientific progress in Huntington's disease (HD) relies upon the availability of appropriate animal models that enable insights into the disease's genetics and/or pathophysiology. Large animal models, such as domesticated ...
Neuroscience Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Atomic-level characterization of the effects of alcohol on a major player of the central nervous system
Scientists at the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS and the University of Texas have been able to observe at atomic-level the effects of ethanol (the alcohol present in alcoholic beverages) on central nervous system receptors.
Medical research Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major Nordic research project involving researchers from the University of Copenhagen has, for the first time ever, mapped the use of alternative treatment among multiple sclerosis patients - knowledge which is important ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using spinning disk microscopy on barely day-old zebra fish embryos, University of Oregon scientists have gained a new window on how synapse-building components move to worksites in the central nervous system.
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People who participate in sports have better attention span than those in poor physical health, study finds
New scientific evidence seems to confirm the famous Roman saying "Mens sana in corpore sano". Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated that people who normally practice sport have a better ...
Health Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is being increasingly explored as a therapeutic tool for movement disorders associated with deficient inhibition throughout the central nervous system. This includes treatment ...
Neuroscience Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have discovered that using two kinds of therapy in tandem may be a knockout combo against inherited disorders that cause blindness. While their study focused on man's best friend, the treatment ...
Ophthalmology Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to their month of birth, according to new research.
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have generated preclinical data demonstrating that the protein KDM1, which functions as a lysine demethylase, is a potential target for glioma treatment, according to Gangadhara R. Sareddy, Ph.D., a postdoctoral ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A gene with a colorful name – mindbomb 1 – plays a key role far beyond the brain. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that mindbomb 1 may be ...
Genetics Apr 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The initial clinical trial of a novel approach to treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – blocking production of a mutant protein that causes an inherited form of the progressive neurodegererative disease – may ...
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using new technology and new approaches, researchers at Lund University in Sweden hope to be able to explain why people suffer vision loss in eye diseases such as retinal detachment and glaucoma.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Johns Hopkins scientists say they have evidence from animal studies that a type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a ...
Neuroscience Mar 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Clumps of α-synuclein protein in nerve cells are hallmarks of many degenerative brain diseases, most notably Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |