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Mouse Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's
Mouse Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's
News   May 17, 2018

Researchers have discovered a mutation that can protect against Alzheimer’s disease in mice. They found that a specific mutation can reduce the characteristic accumulation of the amyloid-beta peptide that occurs in the nerve cells of Alzheimer's patients.

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New Way to Stimulate Cellular Recycling Process
New Way to Stimulate Cellular Recycling Process
News   May 16, 2018

In research that could lead to future therapies for age-related diseases, Brown University researchers have found a new way to stimulate the process by which cells recycle their spare parts.

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Epigenomic Analyses Could Lead to Novel Therapeutic Drug Targets for Many Diseases
Epigenomic Analyses Could Lead to Novel Therapeutic Drug Targets for Many Diseases
News   May 16, 2018

Researchers have decoded the epigenetic landscape for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), In unveiling RA’s epigenome scientists made a surprising discovery: an overlap between the causes of RA and Huntington’s disease, a fatal and incurable genetic brain disease.

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Coffee Brews Better Group Performance
Coffee Brews Better Group Performance
News   May 16, 2018

Planning a meeting? Serving coffee can focus group discussion, boost involvement and leave members feeling better about their own and others’ participation.

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Machine Learning Improves Stroke, Dementia Diagnosis in Commonest Form of Brain Scan
Machine Learning Improves Stroke, Dementia Diagnosis in Commonest Form of Brain Scan
News   May 16, 2018

Scientists create new software able to identify and measure the severity of small vessel disease, one of the commonest causes of stroke and dementia.

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Circadian Rhythm Disruption Linked to Depression, Bipolar Disorder
Circadian Rhythm Disruption Linked to Depression, Bipolar Disorder
News   May 16, 2018

found that disrupted circadian rhythms are associated with increased risk of mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder.

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Snail Memory Transplant a Success
Snail Memory Transplant a Success
News   May 15, 2018

Biologists report they have transferred a memory from one marine snail to another

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Differences in Spatial Layout of Brain Networks in People With Autism
Differences in Spatial Layout of Brain Networks in People With Autism
News   May 15, 2018

Study analyzed more than 1,000 brain scans to reveal surprising new insights into brain networks in people with autism, after applying a new personalized approach to brain mapping.

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UK Brain Tumour Funding Boost Following Death of Dame Tessa Jowell
UK Brain Tumour Funding Boost Following Death of Dame Tessa Jowell
News   May 15, 2018

The UK Government has announced it will double a recent funding boost for brain tumour research following the death of Dame Tessa Jowell.

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Computing Power Behind the Cutting-Edge Connectomics Research
Computing Power Behind the Cutting-Edge Connectomics Research
News   May 15, 2018

The installation has sped the collection of images detailing synaptic connectivity in the brain’s cerebral cortex.

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