Natural antioxidants can be easily overwhelmed by highly elevated levels of reactive oxyden species during disease or traumatic injury. This article discusses the need to develop synthetic antioxidant treatments that renormalize elevated levels of oxidative stress following injury.
Browsing: Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders
A newly proposed mechanism of chromatin-dependent DNA damage response offers novel possibilities for neurodegenerative disease treatment and prevention.
Connections between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior brain regions have been found to be weaker in MS patients, potentially due to a decline in white matter surrounding neurons.
A new survey carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society has indicated that throughout the UK the majority of doctors believe that the onus of care falls on the families of dementia patients.
Researchers from the University of Michigan presented data on treating a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease with genetically modified neural stem cells at the ISSCR2015.
This study presents findings on the relationship between common SNPs in genes regulating DNA methylation and age-related changes in cognitive decline in patients with MCI.
ISCO develop a parthenogenesis stem cell technology which could potentially avoid the limiting immune-response issues in regenerative medicine.
A study monitoring the brain activity of two patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis provides insight into how neurons control muscle movement in humans.
A novel PET scanning technique that utilizes an immune stimulant and a radioactive label has been demonstrated to accurately measure the immune response in the brain.