Neuroscience

Protein shapes matter in Alzheimer's research

Sometimes proteins misfold. When that happens in the human brain, the pileup of misfolded proteins can lead to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York leaders sounds alarm over potentially COVID-linked syndrome

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday voiced "tremendous concern" over an uptick in cases of a pediatric syndrome that scientists suspect could be linked to COVID-19, which has left at least three people dead statewide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

3 NY youths die from syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

Two young children and a teenager have now died in New York state from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart problems, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

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