Jul 16, 2018
Fetal gene therapy prevents fatal neurodegenerative disease
A fatal neurodegenerative condition known as Gaucher disease can be prevented in mice following fetal gene therapy.
Jul 13, 2018
How fast can acute stroke treatment become to still be reliable?
Stroke thrombolysis treatment in Helsinki beats expectations.
Jul 12, 2018
Higher blood pressure may be linked to brain disease
Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions.
Jul 11, 2018
New gears in your sleep clock
Kyoto University finds a "Jekyll and Hyde"-like control system for sleep.
Jul 06, 2018
Amyloid beta protein protects brain from herpes infection by entrapping viral particles
Chronic viral infection could induce overproduction of Alzheimer disease-associated protein and cause damaging inflammation.
Jul 05, 2018
Rethinking neurodegenerative disease treatment: Target multiple pathological proteins
Penn study finds multiple "proteinopathies" present in most neurodegenerative diseases, expanding treatment to target more of them may prove successful.
Jul 03, 2018
Caring for seniors with dementia and their caregivers: a guide for physicians
Community-based health care providers, such as physicians, nurse practitioners and others, should be aware of services and resources to help people living at home with dementia as well as their caregivers.
Jul 02, 2018
DBS treatment may slow the progression of Parkinson disease tremor in early-stage patients
Study is the first evidence of a treatment that slows the progression of one of the cardinal features of Parkinson disease.
Jun 28, 2018
Men with migraine may have higher estrogen levels
While it has been known that estrogen plays a role in migraine for women, new research shows that the female sex hormone may also play a role in migraine for men.
Jun 26, 2018
New nuclear medicine technique could help tackle brain disease
PET reporter gene/probe system allows early assessment of success of gene therapy.