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Spread of Tau Protein in Alzheimer's Patients Measured As Disease Progresses

News   May 24, 2017 | Original Story from the Karolinska Institutet

Tau Protein Spread in Brains of Alzheimer's Disease Measured

Tau deposits in the brain of a patient with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The warm colours indicate regions of heavy deposition and the difference in spread between the patient’s first scan (left) and second scan 17 months later (right). Nordberg Group, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.



NHS to Fund Brain Surgery for Deaf Children


Pioneering brain surgery that allows children who are deaf to experience the sensation of hearing for the first time is being made routinely available, NHS England announced today. Two highly specialist teams at hospitals in Manchester and London will perform Auditory Brainstem Implants (ABIs) surgery for children who are deaf across the country.


Limit Screen Time for Children Under Five, Says WHO


Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up healthy, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Meal Timing Can Make or Break Your Cells' Circadian Rhythm


It is well known that exposure to daylight keeps our body clock in check. But what impact does meal timing have? A new study published in Cell helps answer this question and provides new insights on how cells keep a circadian rhythm. The study also has important implications for shift workers and travelers wanting to avoid jet lag.



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