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New brain research could lead to schizophrenia treatment


October 1st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): New research has revealed that two neurotransmitters-dopamine and glutamate-are abnormal in people with psychotic illness, including schizophrenia.Among many other things, these chemicals play a role in cognitive functions, ... Read more...

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Novel radiotracer raises hopes of easy Alzheimer’s diagnosis


June 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Diagnosing Alzheimer's could soon become easier, thanks to a novel radioactive compound.A trial of the new radiotracer known as 18F-AV-45 safely distinguished the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients ... Read more...

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Potential new imaging technique ‘helps identify malignant breast tumours’


December 18th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist from Kimmel Cancer Centre at Jefferson has come up with a novel imaging technique that would help identify malignant breast ... Read more...

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