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How amyloid plaques damage brain cells in Alzheimer’’s

July 31st, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 31 (ANI): Researchers have unravelled one of the biggest mysteries related to Alzheimer''s disease how amyloid plaques associated with the neurodegenerative disorder can actually damage neurons.Making use of ... Read more...

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Scientists develop tool to wipe out mutant protein in Huntington’s disease

May 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers from Emory University have announced the development of an intrabody tool that may help in wiping off the clusters of the mutant protein responsible for neurodegeneration ... Read more...

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Prions associate cholesterol to neurodegeneration

February 12th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK has suggested that disturbances in membrane cholesterol may be the mechanism by which prions cause ... Read more...

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