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Possible Reason Why Some People with Brain Markers of Alzheimer’s Don't Have Dementia
Possible Reason Why Some People with Brain Markers of Alzheimer’s Don't Have Dementia
News   Aug 17, 2018

Why do some people with amyloid plaques and tau tangles typical of symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease, not have dementia?

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Autism Linked to Egg Cells' Difficulty Creating Large Proteins
Autism Linked to Egg Cells' Difficulty Creating Large Proteins
News   Aug 17, 2018

Genetic factors underlying fragile X syndrome, and potentially from other autism-related disorders, stem from defects in the cell's ability to create unusually large protein structures

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First-of-its-Kind Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker Guidelines Invigorates Drive for Treatments
First-of-its-Kind Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker Guidelines Invigorates Drive for Treatments
News   Aug 16, 2018

These guidelines aim to improve Parkinson's treatment development and collaboration, and provide research principles.

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Protein Droplets Keep Your Neurons Firing Fast
Protein Droplets Keep Your Neurons Firing Fast
News   Aug 16, 2018

Inside cells, where DNA is packed tightly in the nucleus and rigid proteins keep intricate transport systems on track, some molecules can simply self-organize, find one another in crowded spaces, and quickly coalesce into droplets­­. Now, new research shows how proteins that organize into liquid droplets inside cells make certain biological functions possible.

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Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
News   Aug 16, 2018

An unexpected discovery in two disease-linked proteins could shed light on human immune system disorders, including a rare and often fatal childhood disease called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).



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Bioinformatics Tools Uncover Childhood Seizure Cause
Bioinformatics Tools Uncover Childhood Seizure Cause
News   Aug 16, 2018

Early childhood seizures result from a rare disease that begin in the first months of life. Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases.

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Up to 60% more Pollution Exposure for Babies in Prams
Up to 60% more Pollution Exposure for Babies in Prams
News   Aug 15, 2018

Babies in prams can be exposed to up to 60% more pollution than adults, causing potential damage to their frontal lobe, impacting cognitive abilities and brain development.

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Immune Cells in the Brain Have Surprising Influence on Sexual Behavior
Immune Cells in the Brain Have Surprising Influence on Sexual Behavior
News   Aug 15, 2018

Researchers have found a surprising new explanation of how young brains are shaped for sexual behavior later in life.

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Powerful Psychedelic Compound Models Near-Death Experiences in the Brain
Powerful Psychedelic Compound Models Near-Death Experiences in the Brain
News   Aug 15, 2018

Potent psychedelic DMT mimics near-death experience in the brain

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Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol could Enhance the Negative Effects
Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol could Enhance the Negative Effects
News   Aug 15, 2018

A key ingredient of energy drinks could be exacerbating some of the negative effects of binge drinking according to a new study.

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