Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Toward a better understanding of Parkinson's disease

A new study, published today in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, moves researchers closer to understanding one of the crucial proteins involved in Parkinson's disease.

Neuroscience

Dendritic Golgi as key cause of degenerative brain disease

A joint research team of DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) has identified the early neuropathic mechanism of polyglutamine brain disease, one of the representative degenerative brain diseases. They ...

Cardiology

Limiting protein reduces post-heart attack injury in mice

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 735,000 Americans experience a heart attack each year. Opening a blocked coronary artery to restore blood flow to the heart prevents sudden cardiac ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nanohyperthermia softens tumors to improve treatment

The mechanical resistance of tumors and collateral damage of standard treatments often hinder efforts to defeat cancers. A team of researchers from CNRS, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), ...

Oncology & Cancer

Delivery strategies of chemotherapy to the central nervous system

The research thoroughly reviews the importance of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and the blood-tumor barrier (BTB) along with the current status and future perspectives of interesting physical and surgical strategies to circumvent ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

New strategy for treating arthritis discovered

Arthritis patients could one day benefit from a novel form of medicine, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Their early study indicates that arthritic cartilage, previously thought to be impenetrable ...

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