Lab-Grown Mini-Brains, Mini-Kidneys Could Help Test Drugs, Cure Diseases
The scientists said that these brain organoids could help test medications and treatments against diseases like autism, Alzheimer's diseas and Parkinson's disease. They could also be used in studying conditions like schizophrenia and post-traumatic ...
Headlines & Global News - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:56

Non-invasive 'Brain Palpation' May Detect Alzheimer's Disease
"Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and hydrocephalus involve changes in the stiffness of the brain tissues. This new technique allows their detection, and could be used to avoid brain biopsies," said one of the study authors Stefan ...
NDTV - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:00

New study claims Alzheimer's can be detected with non-invasive 'brain palpation'
TheHealthSite - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:48

Aged neurons generated for disease research
Using a new alternative to stem cell technology, researchers led by Salk Institute scientists have produced brain cells that show the signs of aging. These brain cells provide a closer model of those affected by age-related neurodegenerative diseases ...
The San Diego Union-Tribune - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:00

Scientists Create 'Old' Brain Cells From Patients' Skin
Newsweek - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:30

Researchers learn how to grow old brain cells using stem cell technology
Medical Xpress - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:00

Researchers learn how to grow old brain cells Salk Institute
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:56

Researchers Make Breakthrough In Studying Elderly Brain Cells
Tech Times - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:33

CIRM's New Stem Cell Bank Up, Running - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:45

Human 'mini brains' grown in labs may help solve cancer, autism, Alzheimer's
In addition to Parkinson's disease, autism and Alzheimer's disease, they could also lead to unlocking the mysteries of schizophrenia, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. Millions of people suffer from all these ...
CNN - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:42

Dizziness after standing may signal brain diseases!
If you often feel dizzy, faint or light-headed after getting up, these symptoms could indicate greater risk of developing brain disease such as Parkinson's or dementia, and even an increased risk of death, warns a new study.
The Indian Express - Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:44

Misfolded proteins implicated in more brain diseases
In some brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, distorted proteins behave like infectious agents, spreading among brain cells and corrupting other proteins. New studies suggest that such diseases should be classified among disorders caused by the ...
Science News - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:03

Treatment From Brain Tissue May Have Spread Alzheimer's Protein
NPR - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:03

Alzheimer's disease: can you really catch it?
Channel 4 News (blog) - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 08:35

Alzheimer's disease may be caught through medical accidents - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:03

Evidence for Person-to-Person Transmission of Alzheimer's Pathology
Scientific American - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:08

Can Alzheimer's proteins be spread via medical procedures?
PBS NewsHour (blog) - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:28

RML study of mouse brains yields new info on prion diseases
Dr. Bruce Chesebro, chief scientist at the Laboratory of Persistent Diseases at Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton looks at some microscope slides showing cross-sections of a mouse brain infected with prion disease. A recent study at the lab has ...
Bitterroot Star - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:26

Indian American Professor Studying Easier Ways to Detect Degenerative Brain ...
Recent research by an Indian American professor at the Seton Hall School of Health and Medical Sciences in South Orange, N.J., may lead to an easy way to make early detection of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other degenerative brain diseases.
India West - Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:03

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