News tagged with neurologic disorders

Huntington proteins and their nasty 'social network'

Researchers at the Buck Institute have identified and categorized thousands of protein interactions involving huntingtin, the protein responsible for Huntington's disease (HD). To use an analogy of a human social network, ...

Feb 27, 2014
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Stephen Hawking: Explore space for humanity's sake

Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who spent his career decoding the universe and even experienced weightlessness, is urging the continuation of space exploration—for humanity's sake.

Apr 10, 2013
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Physicist Stephen Hawking visits LA stem cell lab

Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost ...

Apr 10, 2013
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Jigsaw a critical piece of the Notch puzzle

The Notch signaling pathway helps determine cell fate determination, differentiation and proliferative ability of numerous cells. How it accomplishes these tasks has been a puzzle, but researchers led by those at Baylor College ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Researchers: Pay more attention to epilepsy

Epilepsy, a common and serious neurologic disorder that affects millions of people, is not getting the public attention and funding for research it deserves, according to an editorial on a study published in the January 4, ...

Dec 27, 2010
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