Tau Protein Spread in Brains of Alzheimer's Disease Measured

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Karolinska Scientists map Alzheimer's disease progression to tau protein spread in PET imaging study.

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Cocaine Triggers Addictive Neurological Changes Earlier Than Originally Thought

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PET scans reveal reacreational user's brains respond in the same way to addicts, suggesting casual users of the drug are futher along the road to addiction than they may realize.

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19th Century Engraving of a Cross-Section of the Human Brain

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Engraving by Sir Charles Bell depicts the anatomy of a cross-section of a human brain within the skull.

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Zika Virus Persists in Brain and Lymph Tissue for up to 72 Days

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Study using Rhesus monkeys describes how the Zika virus can hide from the body's immune system in brain and lymph tissue for up 72 days. And also describes the possible mechanism by which Zika causes microcephaly in gestating babies.

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Lab Tube Meets Prof. Andrea Brand at the BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2017

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Prof. Andrea Brand speaking to Lab Tube at the BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2017

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New Microglia Stem Cell Protocol Optimized For High-Throughput Experiments

New Microglia Stem Cell Protocol Optimized For High-Throughput Experiments

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New York Stem Cell Foundation scientists have developed a protocol for the robust development of microglia from stem cells. The new protocol is optimized for high-thoughput experiments.

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Academic Redesigns FDA-Approved MabThera to Treat ALS
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Researchers have redesigned a portion of the FDA-apporved MabThera for better-targeted treatment of ALS.

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Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons
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Brain scans and recordings of the parents’ daily interactions with their kids suggest fathers with toddler daughters are more attentive and responsive to those daughters’ needs than fathers with toddler sons.

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Mechanisms Behind Sensory Deficits in Parkinson's Disease Uncovered
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Scientists at the Karolinska have performed in vivo electrophysiological characterizations of sensory responses to whisker twitches and reveal the sensory deficits observed in a Parkinson's model are rescued by L-DOPA, the most commonly prescribed Parkinson's Disease drug.

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