News tagged with neurologic disorders

Scientists deepen genetic understanding of MS

(Medical Xpress)—Five scientists, including two from Simon Fraser University, have discovered that 30 per cent of our likelihood of developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be explained by 475,806 genetic variants in our ...

Oct 25, 2012
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Study identifies pathology of Huntington's disease

A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides novel insight into the impact that Huntington's disease has on the brain. The findings, published online in Neurology, pinpoint areas of the ...

Oct 17, 2012
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Scientists discover gene behind rare disorders

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University working with a team at Oxford University have uncovered the genetic defect underlying a group of rare genetic disorders.

Oct 09, 2012
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