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FDA to Fast Track Designation for Pfizer and Lilly's Tanezumab
FDA to Fast Track Designation for Pfizer and Lilly's Tanezumab
News   Jun 27, 2017

Global Phase 3 program is studying potential new treatment option for millions of people living with chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain.

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Genetic Variation, Ozone Combine to Increase Autism Risk
Genetic Variation, Ozone Combine to Increase Autism Risk
News   Jun 26, 2017

A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together.

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Reproducing a Retinal Disease on a Chip
Reproducing a Retinal Disease on a Chip
News   Jun 23, 2017

A joint research team from the Graduate Schools of Engineering and Medicine at Tohoku University has recapitulated a pathological condition of retinal diseases on a chip.

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Biological Fingerprint of Tuberculosis Meningitis Discovered in Children
Biological Fingerprint of Tuberculosis Meningitis Discovered in Children
News   Jun 23, 2017

Children with tuberculosis meningitis have a biological fingerprint that can be used to assess the severity of the condition, help decide the best course of treatment, and provide clues for novel treatments.

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Leading Charity Calls for Government to Confirm Plans for Dementia Research
Leading Charity Calls for Government to Confirm Plans for Dementia Research
News   Jun 20, 2017

Alzheimer's Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has called for the new government to renew its commitment to funding research into the condition.

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Review: Cortical Disinhibition Impairs Memory and Attention
Review: Cortical Disinhibition Impairs Memory and Attention
News   Jun 16, 2017

Review paper in a special edition of the British Journal of Pharmacology describes the importance of inhibition to brain function.

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Motor Errors Lead to Enhanced Performance in Older Adults
Motor Errors Lead to Enhanced Performance in Older Adults
News   Jun 16, 2017

Making big exaggerated movement errors improves fine-tuning of motor control, just like babies.

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Previously Unpublished Clinical Trial Data Explain Effects and Issues of Key MS Drug
Previously Unpublished Clinical Trial Data Explain Effects and Issues of Key MS Drug
News   Jun 16, 2017

Through a Freedom of Information request to the European Medicines Agency, researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have gained access to data from drug trials, revealing new information about a key drug for multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Making Art Activates Brain’s Reward Pathway
Making Art Activates Brain’s Reward Pathway
News   Jun 14, 2017

Your brain’s reward pathways become active during art-making activities like doodling, according to a new Drexel University study.

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Developmental Time Course of Connectome Maturation Key to Understanding Autism and Schizophrenia
Developmental Time Course of Connectome Maturation Key to Understanding Autism and Schizophrenia
News   Jun 14, 2017

Open access review from Prof. Marcus Keiser eloquently describes how spatial and temporal factors shape connectome development in health and disease.

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