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Atherosclerosis – the hardening of arteries that is a primary cause of cardiovascular disease and death – has long been presumed to be the fateful consequence of complicated interactions between overabundant ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
UC Davis researchers have found novel compounds that disrupt the formation of amyloid, the clumps of protein in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease believed to be important in causing the disease's characteristic ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Children who are bullied in childhood are up to three times more likely to self harm up to the age of 12, a study published today on BMJ suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have identified a link between different strains of malaria parasites that cause severe disease, which could help develop vaccines or drugs against life-threatening cases of the infection.
Medical research Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Researchers, led by scientists from Johns Hopkins, have found five previously unknown gene mutations believed to be associated with elevated blood platelet counts in African-Americans, findings they say could someday lead ...
Genetics Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Purdue University researchers revealed how a mutation in a protein shuts down a protective function needed to prevent the death of neurons in Parkinson's disease, possibly opening the door to new drug strategies to treat ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Alzheimer's disease drugs now being tested in clinical trials may have potentially adverse side effects, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. A study with mice suggests the drugs could act like a bad electrician, ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid can detect whether a person has Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have studied biomarkers that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
High levels of tau protein in fluid bathing the brain are linked to poor recovery after head trauma, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Fondazione IRCCS ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
About 90 percent of cancer deaths are caused by secondary tumors, known as metastases, which spread from the original tumor site.
Cancer Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A new study finds that a protein key to Parkinson's disease has likely been mischaracterized. The protein, alpha-synuclein, appears to have a radically different structure in healthy cells than previously thought, challenging ...
Medical research Aug 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 1 |
When normal proteins form protein clumps in the body, then alarm bells start ringing. Such clumps, called "amyloids," are closely associated with Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset ...
Medical research Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A small protein called SUMO might prevent the protein aggregations that typify Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a new study in the July 11, 2011, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 11, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for preventing amylin from misbehaving.
Medical research Jun 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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