Neurodegenerative Disorders

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A new treatment for Parkinson's disease and other disorders arises from an outbreak of contaminated street drugs — and years of painstaking brain research.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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To understand dementia, scientists are looking anew at a neglected piece of the puzzle: the web of blood vessels nourishing the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 4, 2020.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Of the estimated 80 million Americans who will be 65 and older in 2050, 6.3 million will be impacted by glaucoma.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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While there is no cure or effective treatment yet for Alzheimer’s disease, spreading awareness and knowledge can bring science one step closer to unraveling its mysteries.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison untangles the misinformation around dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Oligodendrocytes keep electrical signals in the brain and spinal cord strong.
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