Neuroscience

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Teen invents wearable gadget to track Alzheimer patients

Anyone who has been around someone that is suffering from Alzheimer's knows how frustrating it can be to care for them. The biggest issue is worrying about them wandering off and getting lost, and it is extremely hard to know when they move around at ... [Published Examiner.com - 14 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

3 Companies Investing In Stem Cell Research

Against all odds, stem cell[1] therapies are now getting significant attention from the pharmaceutical industry. This means that Big Pharma is now seeing that the upside potential of stem cell therapies outweighs the downsides. While certain things about ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Experts call for policies on rare diseases

Liu Yuliang, a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is helped by his father as he enters his home in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, on Wednesday. Chen Dichang / for China DailyExperts at an international seminar ... [Published Ecns.cn - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 8 reports

BBC News - Brain may 'compensate' for Alzheimer's damage

A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Heart drug could be cure for Ebola

11:48 pmLONDON: Researchers at the University of Liverpool have revealed they have made a breakthrough that could lead to a cure being developed for the Ebola virus currently sweeping through West Africa.A team from the Health Protection Research Unit ... [Published Manila Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 5 reports

Woman with Alzheimers found after disappearing from home

COLUMBIANA - An elderly resident with Alzheimer's who disappeared from her Beechwood mobile home Saturday night reappeared unscathed after more than an hour of searching by city first responders, family members and neighbors. ... [Published East Liverpool Review - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Tweaking brain circuits may cure autism

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) In a ray of hope for people suffering from autism, researchers have discovered neuron populations in a region of the mouse brain that controls whether the animal engages in social ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Sunshine tied to suicide risk: study

Exposure to sunshine over a short period of time may increase the risk of suicide but may also lower the risk over several months, suggests a new study from Austria.Researchers have studied seasonal variations among suicides for centuries, with rates ... [Published News.am - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Alzheimer's Care Center hosting monthly series

Cinco Ranch Alzheimer’s Special Care Center is hosting a monthly educational series for the community, not only to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease but to help educate the community on various topics and needs that must be met.Stop by the center ... [Published Katy Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 5 reports

Amazing Brain: Doctors Astonished By Woman Missing Cerebellum

Doctors in China were astonished when scans of a 24-year-old patient revealed that the woman was missing a part of her brain, and had lived for over two decades without a cerebellum.The young woman went to a hospital complaining of nausea and vomiting, ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Study aims to link PTSD with Alzheimers

Melbourne researchers are using cutting-edge technology in a bid to link head trauma and PTSD as a cause of dementia. 12/ ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Sleeping Brains Are Able to Perform Waking Tasks

What do we think of when we think of sleep? Part of it is surely the absence of thinking itself, a shutting down of the hectic business of continually interfacing with the surrounding world—silencing all of the myriad inputs that we’re otherwise forced ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 13 2014]
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"To have this community come together and raise over 30 thousand dollars after what came in today is absolutely outstanding so we're thrilled to be a part of these people's lives and hopefully end Alzheimer's disease" said the director of the Walk to End Alzheimer's program, Amber Sermersheim
"Most of the drugs are expensive, and are a huge financial burden for patients and their families. The government should also work to bring the drugs under medical insurance coverage when they are introduced into China" Lian said
"Investing in defining the central nervous system pathology associated with exposure to air pollutants in children is of pressing importance for public health" Calderón-Garcidueñas said
"Chances are that any research that helps them find a cure, or any sort of treatment that stops it is probably going to be too late for us. But just understanding what other people will have to go through, if it's less difficult for them, it's worth it" Krueger said

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GM-CSF May Be Target in MS [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - 5 hours ago]
BOSTON (MedPage Today) -- A biologic drug targeting the granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor was safe and showed hints of activity against brain lesions in multiple sclerosis patients in a phase I trial. ...
Medical Investors Take a Whole-Body Approach [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
Medical investors once spent a disproportionate amount of their money on diseases affecting the brain, heart and skeleton. Now market pressures and technological advances are driving them to invest across the human body more broadly. A VentureWire analysis ...
Wild Words, Brain Worms, and Civility [Published Paul Krugman - 7 hours ago]
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EBV and HHV-6 reactive cells concentrated in th... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - 12 hours ago]
Is MS caused by a virus? T cells reactive againts HHV-6 and EBV may provide a clue. #MSBlog #MSResearch "The study below suggests that T cells responding to specific herpes viruses are enriched in the spinal fluid of MSers and not T cells responding ...
NFL says quarter of players will end up with br... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Sep 13 2014]
NFL says quarter of players will end up with brain problems... (First column, 6th story, link ) Related stories: NFL HELL: VIKINGS star indicted in child injury case... Crisis after crisis threatens to undermine efforts to attract female fans... ...
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How to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
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How Not to Build a Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
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