Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

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Two teams investigated whether an antisense oligonucleotide drug that turns off the ATXN2 gene could be used as a potential therapy in mouse models of these diseases.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Quiz: 7 Days in Science -28th April 2017

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From Whales to Marches to Super-Charged Booze.

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Ultra-Low Freezer Survey 2017

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If you currently use an ultra-low freezer or are planning to do so we would greatly appreciate your feedback. We estimate the survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete.

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Marching for Science in London

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Hear from the organisers, speakers, and protesters at London's March for Science.

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Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry

Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry

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NIH researchers find pairing CNS drugs with amitriptyline enhances their delivery to the brain.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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New Technique Makes Bones Transparent
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The new technique enables researchers to observe stem cells inside bones and could lead to breakthroughs in discovering drugs for diseases such as osteoporosis.

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Your Gut Bacteria May Effect Your Response to Chemotherapy Drugs
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UMass Medical School researchers find connection between bacteria and chemotherapy drugs in lab study.

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