Neuroscience

Stem cell transplant reverses disabling MS-like disease

A stem cell transplant reversed a debilitating neurological disease that causes half of the patients to go blind and lose the ability to walk five years after diagnosis. Most of the patients stayed better five years after ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The effects of increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, in collaboration with colleagues from the U.S,. have shown that increased levels of inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development ...

Neuroscience

Sleep problems may be early sign of Alzheimer's

Poor sleep may be a sign that people who are otherwise healthy may be more at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life than people who do not have sleep problems, according to a study published in the July 5, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Blood pressure may open door to personalized medicine for PTSD

Treatment with the drug prazosin effectively reduces symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for many people, but about one third of patients don't respond to the treatment at all. Attempts to understand why people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood test can predict risk of developing tuberculosis

One-third of the world's population is thought to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), but just a small fraction ever develops symptomatic illness. Now, an international ...

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