Alzheimer's researchers turn to Halifax brain bank
The Maritime Brain Tissue Bank at Dalhousie University is one of a handful of Canadian brain banks where students learn about the visible impact of Alzheimer's disease on brain structure. Within the folds of the brain, researchers hope to find the ... - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:45

Romney legacy expands to brain diseases
... and their expansive political network that will assemble scores of the world's most accomplished doctors and scientists to collaborate against five neurological diseases that have no cure: multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, ALS, Parkinson's and brain ...
MyFox Chicago - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:07

Study on Neurons' Function Provide Insight on Alzheimer's, Other Brain Diseases
The variability of the neurons, which are responsible for the interpretation and transmission of information through electrical and chemical signals, may lead to a better understanding of the causes of brain disorders and neural diseases, such as ...
Alzheimer's News Today - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:22

Pot products to treat brain injuries and pets
KannaLife hopes its products will help treat degenerative brain diseases for patients—including professional athletes. The medications are designed to help those with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE, which is a degenerative brain ailment found ...
CNBC - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:54

DARPA's New Brain Implant Could Treat Disease and Control Machines
DARPA is always keenly interested in the intersection of man and machine. It's worked on highly advanced prosthetic limbs recently approved by the FDA, mapping the brain wirelessly and even building computer chips to mimic human brain function. The ...
In The Capital - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00

Atom-scale brain sensors will show exactly how your mind works
Engadget - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:26

New front in war on Alzheimer's and other protein-linked brain diseases
A surprise discovery that overturns decades of thinking about how the body fixes proteins that come unraveled greatly expands opportunities for therapies to prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, which have been linked to the ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:00

Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain?
That, along with an odd rash, prompted Dr. Lagrange to think beyond the brain. Antibody tests, followed by an intestinal biopsy, indicated celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder of the gut triggered by the gluten proteins in wheat and other grains ...
New York Times - Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:58

Study: 96% of Deceased NFL Players' Brains Had Degenerative Disease
The brains of 76 out of 79 (96%) of deceased NFL players showed signs of a degenerative brain disease, according to a study released Tuesday by the nation's largest brain bank. The Department of Veterans Affairs' brain repository in Massachusetts, ...
TIME - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:17

76 of 79 deceased NFL players' brains had evidence of degenerative disease
The Verge - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:48

76 of 79 Deceased NFL Players Found to Have Brain Disease
FRONTLINE - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:56

Brain injury in sport is an unfolding tragedy – we're only now starting to ...
The Conversation UK - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:51

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