Fewer #ADHD Symptoms in Kids Whose Mothers Took Vitamin D During Pregnancy

Originally posted 2016-10-11 13:58:06.

Fewer Symptoms

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Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging. #Alzheimer #Parkinson

Originally posted 2016-10-11 13:59:40.

A protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.

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Different brain atrophy patterns may explain variability in #Alzheimers disease symptoms

Originally posted 2016-10-11 13:56:33.

Mathematical modeling of the brain scans of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and others at risk for the devastating neurodegenerative disorder has identified specific patterns of brain atrophy that appear to be related to the loss of particular cognitive abilities. In their report that has been published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the National University of Singapore describe how different atrophy patterns may explain the different ways that Alzheimer’s disease can be manifested in individual patients.

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Nobel prize-winning autophagy research laid groundwork for potential #Parkinson’s treatment

Originally posted 2016-10-11 13:57:09.

Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Oct. 3 “for his discoveries of the mechanisms for autophagy”, which is how cells “recycle” their contents. Autophagy is a quality control mechanism that destroys invading pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, detoxifies harmful materials and recycles large proteins into their individual building blocks, called amino acids. This lets the cell clear out harmful materials.

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#ADHD therapeutics market: industry trends and analysis – opportunities, growth revenue and cost analysis with key company’s profiles, forecast to 2027 explored in latest research

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:37:24.

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global central nervous system (CNS) disorders therapeutics market for 2016-2027. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of branded, generic, and off-labeled drugs used for the treatment of various CNS disorders including bipolar disorders, depression, epilepsy, PD, AD, Huntington’s disease (HD), multiple sclerosis (MS), schizophrenia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), migraine, and anxiety.

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#Immunotherapy already in clinical trials for cancer could slow progression of #Parkinson’s disease

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:38:28.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins report they have identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in a mammal’s brain — and a way to block that protein’s action. Their study in mice and cultured cells suggests that an immunotherapy already in clinical trials as a cancer therapy should also be tested as a way to slow the progress of Parkinson’s disease, the researchers say.

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#Epilepsy patients more likely to experience increased risk of discrimination than general population

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:36:49.

In a recent analysis, people with epilepsy were seven-fold more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population. This risk was greater than other chronic health problems such as diabetes, asthma and migraines.

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Researchers identify genetic switch that may be potential target for #Alzheimer’s disease

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:36:28.

A team at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre (CSC), based at Imperial College London, has found an important part of the machinery that switches on a gene known to protect against Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Does Methylphenidate Lead to Treatment-Emergent Mania? #bipolardisorder

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:33:00.

Methylphenidate does not lead to treatment-emergent mania in bipolar patients who concomitantly receive mood-stabilizing medication, according to a new Swedish study.

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Attention Please! #ADHD Is Not Just For Kids, Grown Ups Get It Too – The Quint

Originally posted 2016-10-10 14:33:18.

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