Brain Region May Be More Vulnerable to Disease
Image: Univ. of OxfordOxford Univ. researchers have found a network of brain regions that appears to be more vulnerable to unhealthy aging – such as Alzheimer's disease – and also seems susceptible to disorders that emerge in young people, such as ...
Laboratory Equipment - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:42

Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's and schizophrenia identified
These complex regions, which combine information coming from various senses, seem to be more vulnerable than the rest of the brain to both schizophrenia and Alzheimer's, even though these two diseases have different origins and appear at very different ...
Medical News Today - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:52

Brain's dementia weak spot identified
Trinidad Guardian - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:00

Brain Matter for the New GOP Congress | Commentary
Roll Call - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:56

Grey matter: Scientists find link between Alzheimer's and schizophrenia
RT - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:33

Common link between Alzheimer's and schizophrenia found, and having one ...
CITY A.M. - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:21

Charities pledge to jump-start drug development for brain diseases
Drugs for brain diseases such as dementia, motor neurone disease and Parkinson's which have stalled in development could be revived thanks to up to £30 million in funding and resources from a global coalition of charities and funders.
Alzheimer's Society - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:24

Consortium aims to jump start drug development for brain diseases
Phys.Org - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:15

Coalition Formed to Jump-Start Drug Development for Brain Diseases
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog) - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:11

Researchers Identify Weak Spot in Brain Linked to Alzheimer's Disease ...
"Early doctors called schizophrenia 'premature dementia' but until now we had no clear evidence that the same parts of the brain might be associated with two such different diseases. This large-scale and detailed study provides an important, and ...
News Every day - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:37

Vulnerable Brain Spot Tied to Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's (blog) - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:26

Add Your Computer's Brain To A Disease-Fighting Network
What if instead of sitting idle, your home computer to could help cure some of the world's most devastating diseases? Sound improbable but that is exactly what Anthony Chubb, a molecular biologist at the University College Dublin in Ireland, and his ...
Discover Magazine (blog) - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:37

Placebo boosts brain activity in Parkinson's patients
In a clear example of how psychology and medicine interact, a new study of Parkinson's disease shows the powerful effect of expectation on the brain. In the study, participants' learning-related brain activity responded as well to a placebo as it did ...
Medical News Today - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:03

Mere expectation of treatment can improve brain activity in Parkinson's patients
CU Boulder News & Events - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:00

New Brain Disease ID'd With Similarities to Alzheimer's
Researchers have identified a disease that has similar symptoms as Alzheimer's yet is biologically different. Investigators believe the ability to diagnose different forms of memory impairment will aid the development of effective treatments for brain ... - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 05:00

Study opens door to new treatments for brain diseases
Delivering life-saving drugs across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) might become a little easier thanks to a new report published in the November 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal. In the report, scientists describe an antibody, called "FC5," is one-tenth ... - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:15

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