News tagged with neurodegenerative disorder

Chronic high cholesterol diet produces brain damage

Research from the Laboratory of Psychiatry and Experimental Alzheimers Research at the Medical University Innsbruck (Austria) demonstrated that chronic high fat cholesterol diet in rats exhibited pathologies similar to Alzheimer's ...

dateNov 24, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New insight into dementia pathophysiology

New research unravels a key molecular pathway underlying a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a devastating type of dementia. The study, published by Cell Press in the November 18 issue of the journal Neuron, sheds light ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Yeast holds clues to Parkinson's disease

Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinson's disease says a scientist presenting his work at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn meeting in Nottingham today.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Medical research
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Protein in Huntington's linked to neurogenesis

EU-funded scientists have discovered that a mutated protein inherent in Huntington's disease (HD) performs an unforeseen role in neurogenesis. The finding could lead to a better understanding of HD, an inherited neurodegenerative ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Neuroscience
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