Mouse Brain May Give Insight Into Diseases of Human Mind
When injected with bits of human DNA, mouse embryos grew brains that were 12 percent larger than those of embryos injected with the same genes from chimpanzees. Scientists at Duke University, writing in the journal Current Biology, say the experiment ...
New York Times - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:28

Big-brained mice engineered using human DNA
ZME Science - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:48

Evolving a bigger brain with human DNA
R & D Magazine - Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:55

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains
WSHU - Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:03



The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines
based startup called Yumanity that is using yeast, the microbes that help make bread and beer, to study how misfolded proteins in the brain cause Alzheimer's, Lou Gehrig's disease and Parkinson's, and to create drugs based on that knowledge. There's ...
Forbes - Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:10



Skin may help spot Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
Scientists have proposed a new idea for detecting brain conditions including Alzheimer's - a skin test. Their work, which is at an early stage, found the same abnormal proteins that accumulate in the brain in such disorders can also be found in skin.
BBC News - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:06

Skin Test May Soon Be Used To Detect Early Signs Of Dementia
Tech Times - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:30

Skin Test May Shed New Light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases
HealthCanal.com - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:00

A Simple Skin Test May Detect Alzheimer's
TIME - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24



Alzheimer's to meet its match in brain map project, researcher claims
In just a few years, scientists will be able to simulate brain activity, develop computers that think like people do, map diseases of the brain with an eye to curing them, build robots that will sense what needs to be done – and develop a “theory of ...
The Times of Israel - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:45

Alzheimer's disease linked to heart's effect on the brain
The prevailing medical wisdom that Alzheimer's Disease has its origins in the brain has a radical and disputed rival with shocking implications for medicine's relentless efforts to forestall disease, ageing and death, according to a new review of the ...
HealthCanal.com - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:33



Pianist uses music to help those suffering from brain conditions
It is especially true when the couple dances to Tango music, written for them by Mike Garson. The musician and composer has played with David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails and The Smashing Pumpkins. He is using his music to help people with brain diseases.
KABC-TV - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 18:37



Save lives - be a brain tumour tissue donor
A new national campaign launched today [Tuesday 24 February] at the University of Bristol seeks to raise awareness for patients and healthcare professionals about donating brain tumour tissue and helping researchers find a cure for this disease.
University of Bristol - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:26



A chronology of brain-wasting diseases
CALGARY - An early chronology of brain-wasting diseases: 1732: Scrapie, a fatal neurological disease that produces subacute spongiform encephalopathy in adult sheep, is first recorded. Similar disease occurs naturally in goats and captive mule deer and ...
CTV News - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:15


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