Tag: Neurodegenerative Diseases

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AFFiRiS AG announces results of phase 1 trial with PD01A in Parkinson's

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AFFiRiS AG, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel disease-modifying specific active immunotherapies (SAITs), today announced that detailed results of the phase 1 clinical program with...
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Killifish model helps unravel molecular events that lead to loss of protein homeostasis during brain aging

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Aging is the main risk factor for dementia and Parkinson’s disease. As age progresses, toxic protein aggregates pile up in the brain and impair neuronal...
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Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhages increasing in older people, study finds

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Brain bleeds called intracerebral hemorrhages remained stable in incidence among all age groups over the past 30 years, but they increased in people 75 and...
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Research provides new evidence for potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's

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A potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases seems even more promising thanks to new research from a Massachusetts General Hospital-led study. Source...
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Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

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Familial spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA), Huntington disease, and spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy are inherited neurodegenerative diseases. Source link...
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Study pinpoints electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease

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Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Belgrade have pinpointed the electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease, unlocking the door to potential treatments...
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Mutated ATP1B gene a risk factor for Parkinson’s

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The brain consists of about 100 billion neurons that form a complex and interconnected network in our brain, allowing us to generate complex thought patterns...
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New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's

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An article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows a new family of molecules with high affinity to join imidazoline receptors, which are altered...
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Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

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In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer’s and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the tau protein is a major culprit. Source link...
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New Blood Test Found To Improve Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis, Treatment

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A new blood test, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, said that pTau181 levels were 3.5 times higher for people suffering...
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Scientists reveal ability to reverse Huntington's disease-causing DNA repeat mutations in the lab

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Neurodegenerative diseases, like Huntington’s disease and myotonic dystrophy, are often referred to as DNA repeat diseases, named because of long repeated sequences in the DNA...
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New technology distinguishes between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases

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Scientists have found a way to distinguish between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy, using a technology developed by a researcher...

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