News tagged with brain cell death

Unearthing a pathway to brain damage

Neuroscientists have long suspected that abnormal calcium signaling and accumulation of misfolded proteins cause an intracellular membrane-bound organelle called the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) to trigger the abnormal death ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Liquorice root may protect brain cells

A neuroscientist at the University of South Carolina is conducting research on a compound found in liquorice root that could prevent or slow down the cell death associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s ...

dateNov 12, 2010 in Neuroscience
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