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Scientists Discover How the Brain Ages

September 12, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age.   The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding...

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Call for Entries Now Underway for 2012 N…

July 29, 2011 by The American Academy of Neurology

We Need Your Story! Win up to $1,000 and a Trip to New Orleans   The American Academy of Neurology Foundation is calling on all neurology patients and caregivers to submit a short video to its 2012 Neuro...

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New Translational Research Reveals a Use…

March 24, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Results from a new study offers insight into the brain’s circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH),   which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain states in patients suffering with conditions...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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Nanoparticles Detect Biochemistry of Inf…

September 24, 2012 by Debra Kain

A non-invasive way of detecting measurable, low levels of hydrogen peroxide and other ROS to provide a viable way to detect inflammation   Inflammation is the hallmark of many human diseases, from infection to neurodegeneration. The chemical balance...

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The Prevention of Lifestyle Diseases…

Today, the General Assembly begins a two-day summit with heads of government...

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Fatty Diets May Be Associated…

Men’s diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they...

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Spice up Your Summer Barbecue…

Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much...

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