Latest News

Diabetes drug shows promise in treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Researchers have found that a drug used to control Type II diabetes can help repair the spinal cords of mice suffering from the inherited disease adrenoleukodystrophy which, untreated, leads eventually to a paralysis, a vegetative state and death. They believe that their findings may be relevant to other neurodegenerative diseases.  A Phase II trial will be starting shortly. 
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Nano-capsules designed for diagnosing malignant tumors

  • Nano-capsules designed for diagnosing malignant tumours

  • Patterns of brain activity reorganize visual perception during eye movements

  • 'Pain sensing' gene discovery could help in development of new methods of pain relief

  • Special fats proven essential for brain growth

  • Earthquakes prove to be an unexpected help in interpreting brain activity of very premature babies

  • Can you see what I hear? Blind human echolocators use visual areas of the brain

  • Depression associated with 5-fold increased mortality risk in heart failure patients

  • Rates of re-hospitalization for patients with traumatic brain injury higher than previously reported

  • Parents are integral in stopping rise as teen e-cigarette usage triples

  •