National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Name: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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United States : Verizon Provides Technology to Help with Parkinson's Clinical Study [TendersInfo (India)]

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder that erodes an individual's control over their movements and speech. Over time, Parkinson's patients experience stiffness or rigidity of the arms and legs, slowness or lack of movement, and walking ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eavesdropping on Brain Cell Chatter

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases , Calcium ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eavesdropping on brain cell chatter

( NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ) Everything we do -- all of our movements, thoughts and feelings -- are the result of neurons talking with one another, and recent studies have suggested that some of the conversations might ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Even casual pot use causes brain abnormalities — particularly smokers under 30

By Travis GettysWednesday, April 16, 2014 10:51 EDTEven casual use of marijuana can cause significant abnormalities in two areas of the brain that regulate emotion and motivation, according to a new study .The findings, published Wednesday in the Journal ... [Published Raw Story - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jacksonville's Mayo Clinic gets $39.5 million stroke study grant

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is funding a seven-year study at the Mayo Clinic in Florida examining whether medication is as effective in preventing stroke as is surgery or stents.Thomas Brott, a neurologist who is director ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Professional Development Resources Publishes New Online Continuing Education Course on Dementia

(Press-News.org) Professional Development Resources, a national provider of accredited continuing education units for psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and dietitians, has announced a new ... [Published Press News.org - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Too much protein may kill brain cells as Parkinsons progresses

NIH-funded study on key Parkinsons gene finds a possible new target for monitoring the disease Scientists may have discovered how the most common genetic cause of Parkinson’s disease destroys brain cells and devastates many patients worldwide. The study ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Discovery, Optimization, and Characterization of Novel D2 Dopamine Receptor Selective Antagonists

† Discovery Innovation, NIH Chemical Genomics Center, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 9800 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, United States‡ Molecular Neuropharmacology Section, National ... [Published Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Take This Handy Test To See How Well You Recognise Faces

Ever have trouble recognising people’s faces? If so, you’re not alone, but some people struggle with face-recognition much more than others.It’s estimated that 2% of the world’s population suffers from face blindness, or prosopagnosia, a neurological ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Study Finds Possible Link Between Gene Mutation and ALS

(NEW YORK) -- A new study identified a gene mutation that may be linked to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.According to HealthDay News , the study was led by the U.S. National Institute on Aging and was published in the journal Nature Neuroscience ... [Published WGOW 1150 AM - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

3/31/2014 NIH Celebrates Opening of State-of-the-Art Neuroscience Research Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is celebrating the opening of the brand new Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center , a state of the art research facility on NIH campus that will foster new collaborations among neuroscientists. A two-day scientific ... [Published Neurology Today - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Innovative Government Information Technology Programs Recognized as 14th Annual Excellence.gov Winners

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s Parkinson’sDisease Biomarkers Program Data Management Resource Named Overall WinnerFAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Council for... ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 25 2014]

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"We're really excited that astrocytes can potentially be exploited for new drug treatments," said Khakh. "Astrocyte dysfunction also may be involved in other neurological diseases beyond Huntington's."
"Imagine if those kids could just take the helmet off because they know that the seizures would be stopped with this new intervention" Soltesz says. "That would be just simply fantastic."
...strong challenge to the idea that casual marijuana use isn't associated with bad consequences," said Hans Breiter, M D one of the study's authors. "Some of these people only used marijuana to get high once or twice a week"
Dr. Khakh said one of the most important outcomes of this work was in the methods that were used. "What our use of these calcium indicators shows is that we can image calcium throughout the entire astrocyte. This provides a new set of tools for the research community to use and to extend these findings" he said

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Structural Brain Differences Seen in Casual Mar... [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 16 2014]
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Eavesdropping on Brain Cell Chatter [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Apr 16 2014]
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A Mother’s Hope for Her child [Published The Edinburg Review - Apr 16 2014]
Study: Even casual pot use causes brain abnorma... [Published Raw Story - Apr 16 2014]
Jacksonville's Mayo Clinic gets $39.5 million s... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 16 2014]
Professional Development Resources Publishes Ne... [Published Press News.org - Apr 16 2014]
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Too Much Protein May Kill Brain Cells As Parkin... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Apr 10 2014]
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IACC Meeting this Tuesday [Published Left Brain/Right Brain - Apr 06 2014]
The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) will meet this Tuesday , April 8. The meeting will be held at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. For those who can not attend in person, the meeting is videocast live and a listen-in ...
New hope for treating ALS [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
Harvard stem cell scientists have discovered that a recently approved medication for epilepsy might be a meaningful treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a uniformly fatal neurodegenerative disorder. ...
3-D Changes in DNA May Lead to a Genetic Form o... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Mar 05 2014]
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