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Potential Biomarker for Early Detection of Alzheimer's
Potential Biomarker for Early Detection of Alzheimer's
News   Nov 10, 2017

Findings may also provide a means of homing drugs to diseased areas of the brain to treat AD, Parkinson's disease, as well as glioblastoma, brain injuries and stroke.

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Recipe to Make Human Blood-brain Barrier Created
Recipe to Make Human Blood-brain Barrier Created
News   Nov 10, 2017

A team of UW–Madison researchers has developed a tightly defined, step-by-step process to turn multipurpose stem cells into the cells that make the human blood-brain barrier, the anatomical feature that protects our brain from toxins and other threats that may be in circulating blood.

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Neuropixels Probes Can Record from Hundreds of Neurons in Different Brain Areas at Once
Neuropixels Probes Can Record from Hundreds of Neurons in Different Brain Areas at Once
News   Nov 09, 2017

Neuropixels probes represent a significant advance in measurement technology and will allow for the most precise understanding yet of how large networks of nerve cells coordinate to give rise to behavior and cognition.

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Potential New Epilepsy Drug?
Potential New Epilepsy Drug?
News   Nov 09, 2017

Scientists from RUDN University took an active part in the development of a chemical compound that would help to stop convulsions during epileptic seizures.

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Take Part: Exploding Head Syndrome and Sleep Paralysis Survey
Take Part: Exploding Head Syndrome and Sleep Paralysis Survey
News   Nov 09, 2017

An international collaboration are conducting a survey to understand more about exploding head syndrome and sleep paralysis.

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Sleep Deprivation Causes Neuronal Lapses That Precede Human Cognitive Lapses
Sleep Deprivation Causes Neuronal Lapses That Precede Human Cognitive Lapses
News   Nov 08, 2017

Study reveals how sleep deprivation disrupts brain cells’ ability to communicate with each other.

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Liquid Biopsy Spots Aggressive Pediatric Brainstem Cancer Earlier
Liquid Biopsy Spots Aggressive Pediatric Brainstem Cancer Earlier
News   Nov 07, 2017

A particularly aggressive form of pediatric cancer can be spotted reliably by the genetic fragments it leaves behind in children’s biofluids, opening the door to non-surgical biopsies and providing a way to gauge whether such tumors respond to treatment.

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Potential New Antidepressant Drug
Potential New Antidepressant Drug
News   Nov 07, 2017

A potential new antidepressant and anti-anxiety treatment with a unique mechanism of action has been developed by scientists at the University of Bath.

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Rescue-able Disruption of Neuronal Migration That Induces Autism-like Behavior in Rats
Rescue-able Disruption of Neuronal Migration That Induces Autism-like Behavior in Rats
News   Nov 07, 2017

Neuroscientists have succeeded in correcting the activity of specific neurons, thereby restoring missing connections and preventing the appearance of behavioural disorders.

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Inner Ear Stem Cells May Someday Restore Hearing
Inner Ear Stem Cells May Someday Restore Hearing
News   Nov 07, 2017

A Rutgers-led study shows promise and potential peril in reversing hearing loss.

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