Neuroscience

Brain diseases with molecular diversity

Parkinson's and multisystem atrophy (MSA), both neurodegenerative diseases, are associated with the accumulation of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain. Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New drug candidate ameliorates Alzheimer's and other brain diseases

Professor Armin Giese from the Center for Neuropathology and Prion Research at the LMU Munich and researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen and at the German Center for Neurodegenerative ...

Medical research

Promising peptide for TBI, heart attack and stroke

Strokes, heart attacks and traumatic brain injuries are separate diseases with certain shared pathologies that achieve a common end - cell death and human injury due to hypoxia, or lack of oxygen. In these diseases, a lack ...

Cardiology

Researchers prevent heart failure in mice

(Medical Xpress)—Cardiac stress, for example a heart attack or high blood pressure, frequently leads to pathological heart growth and subsequently to heart failure. Two tiny RNA molecules play a key role in this detrimental ...

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