Loss of cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson’s

October 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have bolstered the link between Parkinson's disease and the loss of cellular powerhouses called mitochondria after conducting a painstaking analysis of more than 400 brain tissue samples.If ... Read more...

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Scientists identify brain protein key to Parkinson’s disease, drug addiction

May 5th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center have identified a protein that seems to be key to the processes that lead to ... Read more...

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Non-human primates vital for neuroscience research

May 16th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Monkeys have long been used as an alternative to humans for various experimental studies, and now a new review has backed the concept by claiming that non-human ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids help slow Parkinsons spread: Study

November 27th, 2007 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Omega-3 fatty acids protect the brain against Parkinsons, and also help prevent and slow down the progress of the disease.The study, which ... Read more...

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