Latest News

Molecular system that could help develop potential treatments for conditions such as Alzheimer's disease identified

Scientists have identified the molecular system that contributes to the harmful inflammatory reaction in the brain during neurodegenerative diseases. An important aspect of chronic neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, Huntington?s or prion disease, is the generation of an innate inflammatory reaction within the brain. Results from the study open new avenues for the regulation of the inflammatory reaction and provide new insights into the understanding of the biology of microglial cells, which play a leading role in the development and maintenance of this reaction.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Blame men for political gridlock, study says

  • Complex environments push 'brain' evolution

  • Heavy drinking in middle-age may increase stroke risk more than traditional factors

  • FDA approves first-of-kind device to treat obesity

  • Many religious people view science favorably, but reject certain scientific theories

  • Privacy challenges: Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card

  • Is this the year you join the top one percent? Affluence more fluid than once thought

  • Infants create new knowledge while sleeping

  • Common pesticide may increase risk of ADHD

  • Walking on ice takes more than brains: 'Mini-brain' in spinal cord aids in balance

  •