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Green tea boosts memory


September 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists now have an explanation for why green tea is good for the brain -- it lies in the chemical properties that affect the production of ... Read more...

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Proteins key for normal-sized brains found


May 13th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): In a new study, boffins at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have analyzed the interaction of two proteins key to brain development.The work may one day ... Read more...

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Sleeping Beauty teams up with herpes to fight brain diseases


January 9th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Scientists from University of Rochester Medical Centre have developed a gene therapy by bringing together herpes virus and a molecule, which will help fight diseases of the brain ... Read more...

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New source for generation of nerve cells in the brain discovered


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new source for the generation of nerve cells in the brain.Professor Magdalena Gotz of Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat (LMU) Munich and colleagues have ... Read more...

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Scientists move a step closer to creating ideal neural cells for clinical use


April 14th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have come up with a way to convert human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) into neural progenitor cells, which may ... Read more...

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Neural cell transplants may be potential therapy for Parkinson’s disease


May 19th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Four primate studies have shown the possibility that neural cell transplants may be a potential therapy to treat neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinsons disease.In one study, the ... Read more...

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Neural progneitor cells are potential reservoirs for HIV in the brain


March 5th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A team of researchers at the Institute of Virology of the German Research Center for Environmental Health has found that neural progenitor cells which are capable of developing ... Read more...

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