Archivo diario: 13 junio, 2017

Scientists map genetic changes that help drive aggressive #braintumor

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators have mapped genetic changes that help drive an aggressive tumor as it develops in the brain – helping to lay the foundation for targeted treatment of the disease. Origen:

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Genes implicated in rare pediatric #epilepsy contribute to common forms of disorder, study finds

Originally posted 2017-01-12 15:48:43. An international study led by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers has found that several genes previously implicated only in rare, severe forms of pediatric epilepsy also contribute to common forms of the disorder.

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What are the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease? – Medical News Today

Originally posted 2017-01-12 15:48:00. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative disorder that becomes worse over time. It involves a gradual loss of memory, as well as changes in behavior, thinking, and language skills.Although every person experiences Alzheimer’s differently, the way

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Researchers uncover cell membrane protein that regulates gene linked to #schizophrenia

Originally posted 2017-01-12 15:47:25. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, have identified a protein that regulates a gene associated with schizophrenia. The study, published in the Journal of Neurophysiology, was chosen as an APS​select article for January. Origen:

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Mediterranean Plants May Fight Alzheimer’s, #Parkinson’s: #Neurodegenerative Diseases Treatment Update. #Alzheimer

Originally posted 2017-01-12 15:47:12.   The Mediterranean diet has been linked to significant health benefits for years, such as lowered blood pressure, and now new research has found that chemicals extracted from two plants found in the region — the

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Reverse Pathway Genetic Approach Identifies #Epistasis in #Autism Spectrum Disorders

Originally posted 2017-01-12 15:35:57. Although gene-gene interaction, or epistasis, plays a large role in complex traits in model organisms, genome-wide by genome-wide searches for two-way interaction have limited power in human studies. We thus used knowledge of a biological pathway

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Study details molecular roots of #Alzheimer’s

Originally posted 2017-01-11 09:20:14. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have detailed the structure of a molecule that has been implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Knowing the shape of the molecule—and how that shape may be disrupted

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Novel technique could help discover genes linked to complex traits in any animal model. #autism

Originally posted 2016-07-05 12:46:55. Mice are one of the most commonly used laboratory organisms, widely used to study everything from autism to infectious diseases. Yet genomic studies in mice have lagged behind those in humans. Curated from Novel technique could

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Diseased brain blood vessels tied to #Alzheimer’s | Business Standard News

Originally posted 2016-07-05 12:46:25. The cause for Alzheimer’s disease is still unknown and now, a new study has shed light on the possible triggers of early Alzheimer’s disease, linking it to cerebrovascular disease.The cause for Alzheimer’s disease is still unknown

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Una luz en el Síndrome de #Angelman

Originally posted 2016-07-05 06:56:57. La publicación de este artículo tiene como objetivo abrir ventanas de esperanza a esas puertas que se cierran para las familias, especialmente para los padres, cuando un niño es diagnosticado de Síndrome de Angelman. Aquí están

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