Search Results Tagged With Brain Research

What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain


[Scientists] wanted to see how people in their 60s and 70s would do on repeated tests of memory and mental acuity six years later — and, specifically, what sort of subtle differences a heart-healthy l…
May 02, 2016

Researchers Identify Two mRNA Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease


Through a meta-analysis of four microarray studies, a pair of researchers from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science identified two mRNAs that appear to act as biomarkers for Parkin…
February 02, 2015

Beer Could Help 'Protect Brain against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's'


As self-delusional arguments go, it sounds like it is up there with claims that a bowl of ice-cream supplies a quarter of your daily calcium needs. However, scientists in China have found that drink…
February 02, 2015

Human mini-brains to speed up Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research


Tiny human mini-brains which can think have been created by scientists to speed up cures for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
February 12, 2016

Brain Cell Transplants Are Being Tested Once Again For Parkinson's


Researchers are working to revive a radical treatment for Parkinson's disease. The treatment involves transplanting healthy brain cells to replace cells killed off by the disease. It's an approach tha…
June 13, 2017

Scientists uncover how molecule protects brain cells in parkinson's disease model


Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found how a widely known but little-studied enzyme namely serum glucocorticoid kinase 1 (SGK1) protects brain cells in…
April 15, 2015

Scientists visualize critical part of basal ganglia pathways


Certain diseases, like Parkinson's and Huntingdon's disease, are associated with damage to the pathways between the brain's basal ganglia regions. For the first time, scientists have used a non-invasi…
August 17, 2015

Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's disease


Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
August 28, 2015

Scientists map Parkinson's spread in brain


The map is the first to show the extent and distribution of the atrophy that Parkinson's disease causes as it spreads through brain regions.
September 23, 2015

Scientists discover a 'switchboard' of molecules that protect against Parkinson's disease


A `switchboard' of molecules that play a vital role in protecting the brain against Parkinson's disease has been uncovered by a research team led by the University of Dundee.
October 27, 2015

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