National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Name: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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NIH Scientists Find Six New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Degenerative Nerve Diseases , Gaucher's Disease , Parkinson's Disease ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's Identified

An international team of scientists has identified 6 new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD)."Unraveling the genetic underpinnings of Parkinson's is vital to understanding the multiple mechanisms involved in this complex disease, and hopefully, ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Incredible show of love by boy, 8, who completes triathlon carrying his little brother, 6, with rare neurological condition

| Updated: 11:14 EST, 28 July 2014A six-year-old boy with a rare neurological condition has completed a triathlon thanks to an incredible show of love from his big brother.Lucas Aldrich, who is unable to walk or talk, was pulled in a dinghy, pushed in ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Local Auto Racing: Brothers don't let disease slow them down

Albion siblings compete at Springport Motor Speedway For Zach and Jon Parish, driving race cars every Friday night was different – a left-hand turn from daily life.The two boys – along with their father, Jeff – were diagnosed with a rare spinal cord disorder ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Benomyl, Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, DOPAL, and the Catecholaldehyde Hypothesis for the Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease

† Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory, University of California , Berkeley, California 94720-3112, United States ‡ Clinical Neurocardiology Section, Clinical Neurosciences Program, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Neurological ... [Published Chemical Research in Toxicology - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Summer camp helps kids with Tourette's

WINDER, GA. — Eleven-year-old Blake Desadier thought his mom was lying when she told him there were other kids like him with Tourette’s syndrome.Then he went to “Camp Twitch and Shout,” a weeklong summer camp for children with Tourette’s, a neurological ... [Published Star Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Extraordinary' Little Boy Finishes Triathlon with Disabled Brother

(TODAY) -- Never underestimate the power of brotherly love.Eight-year-old Noah Aldrich didn’t want his 6-year-old sibling Lucas — who is confined to a wheelchair — to miss out on a youth triathlon this month, so he pulled and pushed his little brother ... [Published KCEN HD - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Studying estrogens made by the brain may offer new insights in learning and memory

AMHERST, Mass. New studies being launched by neurobiologist Luke Remage-Healey at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will investigate how estrogens produced in the brains of young birds enhance their ability to learn songs during a critical window ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Santhera Repositions Omigapil in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

18-07-2014: Santhera Pharmaceuticals announced the initiation of a clinical program with omigapil, a drug candidate in-licensed from Novartis and repositioned for therapeutic use in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD). The clinical development program ... [Published Bionity.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Inherited condition that begins young

Tourette’s syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurological condition that begins in childhood. Its key feature is tics – involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements.Typically, the early symptoms of TS are noticed first in childhood, with the average ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

ELECTRICAL GEODESICS : Gets USD1.8 Million Grant For 'Ink Net' Design

LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Electrical Geodesics Inc said Tuesday it received a USD1.8 million grant from the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a new 'Ink Net' ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brain Tumor Invasion Along Blood Vessels May Lead to New Cancer Treatments

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Related MedlinePlus Page: Brain Cancer ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Brain Tumor, Vessel, Cancer

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...When it comes to behaviors, "which ones we want to label pathological or deviant is, many times, a matter of taste" said Velazquez, who wasn't involved in the study
...in the brain, that social problem solving depends upon mechanisms that are engaged for general intelligence and emotional intelligence," he said. "This is consistent with the idea that intelligence depends to a large extent on social and emotional abilities, and we should think about intelligence in an integrated fashion rather than making a clear distinction between cognition and emotion and social processing. This makes sense because our lives are fundamentally social -- we direct most of our efforts to understanding others and resolving social conflict. And our study suggests that the architecture of intelligence in the brain may be fundamentally social, too." The U S National Institute of Neurological DisordersNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke supported this work, along with a grant from...
"The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to partner with the American Epilepsy Society and NINDS to fuel innovation through the Penn and Mayo-designed Seizure Detection and Prediction Challenge,” says Philip M Gattone, CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation. This prize does much more than provide financial support — it has the potential to create new role models, inspire future generations and open doors to a much wider audience driven to pursue science and solutions to stop seizures and cure epilepsy."
"Unraveling the genetic underpinnings of Parkinson's is vital to understanding the multiple mechanisms involved in this complex disease, and hopefully, may one day lead to effective therapies" senior investigator Andrew Singleton, PhD, from the National Institute on Aging, said in a news release from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

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Local Auto Racing: Brothers don't let disease s... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 25 2014]
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Benomyl, Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, DOPAL, and the... [Published Chemical Research in Toxicology - Jul 25 2014]
Summer camp helps kids with Tourette's [Published Star Press - Jul 24 2014]
'Extraordinary' little boy finishes triathlon w... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Jul 23 2014]
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Enrollment Commences in NeuroSigma-Sponsored Pe... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 22 2014]
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Source: Getty Images There are plenty of reasons why you should take care of your heart, but if you need a new reason then consider this: A BYU study has found that there is a link between heart health and cognitive problems. Specifically, poor heart ...
New way to regrow human corneas [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 02 2014]
Researchers have identified a way to enhance regrowth of human corneal tissue to restore vision, using a molecule that acts as a marker for hard-to-find limbal stem cells. This work, a collaboration among the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts Eye ...
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