News tagged with brain cell damage

Nicotine harms the pubescent brain

Smoking at an early age can cause attention deficits in later life. Researchers at the Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam (part of VU University and its medical centre) have discovered a new mechanism that explains how exposure ...

Mar 01, 2011 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Stroke gene discovered

A Dutch-German medical research team led by Harald Schmidt from Maastricht University, Netherlands, and Christoph Kleinschnitz, University of Wurzburg, Germany, has discovered that an enzyme is responsible for the death of ...

Sep 21, 2010 5 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast