News tagged with neurodegenerative conditions
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The second of two studies on latrepirdine, recently published in Molecular Psychiatry, demonstrates new potential for the compound in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, and other neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Brain variants of protein associated with Huntington's and other neurodegenerative diseases identified
(Medical Xpress) -- A protein essential for metabolism and recently associated with neurodegenerative diseases also occurs in several brain-specific forms. This discovery emerged in the course of a research ...
Genetics Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a paper published in the July 11 online issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified two key regulatory proteins critic ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats that inhibit the enzyme nitric oxide synthase, which is involved in the development of the diseases referred above.
Medical research Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A rare disease which often first presents in newborn babies has been traced to a novel genetic defect, scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have found.
Genetics May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New UK guidance for doctors and other prescribers on the use of strong painkillers for patients with chronic or incurable disease has been welcomed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
Medications May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In science, refuting a hypothesis can be as significant as proving one, all the more so in research aimed at elucidating how diseases proceed with a view toward preventing, treating, or curing them. Such a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Lithium profoundly prevents the aggregation of toxic proteins and cell loss associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) in a mouse model of the condition.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Massachusetts General Hospital investigators appear to have found the mechanism behind a previously reported link between the rare genetic condition Gaucher disease and the common neurodegenerative disorder Parkinson's disease. ...
Genetics Jun 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
After years of building hope for a treatment, Rochester researchers and clinicians will begin the first controlled clinical trial for Juvenile Batten disease this summer, thanks to $1 million in grants from the Food and Drug ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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