other neurological diseases

Eye tests of cattle may help detect mad cow disease

June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A peek into the eyes of cattle may become the basis for a long-sought test to detect infection with the agent that causes Mad Cow Disease, say scientists.That ... Read more...

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Uncontrolled brain activity linked to epilepsy

April 26th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): An American study has shed new light on the mechanism behind epilepsy attacks in the brain.Neuroscientist Douglas A. Coulter, the co-author of the research study, from The Children's ... Read more...

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Light therapy may help treat Parkinson’s disease

June 23rd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study from the University of Virginia Health System has shown that low level light therapy (LLLT) could help treat patients with Parkinson's disease.The in vitro study, ... Read more...

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Swamping bad cells with good slows spinal cord disease

October 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Transplanting a new line of stem cells into rat models of Lou Gehrig's disease, that ends in fatality, slows down neuron loss and extends life, a new study ... Read more...

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Outnumbering bad cells with good reduces neuron loss, extends life in ALS rats

October 20th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found in experiments conducted on rat models of ALS, also called Lou Gehrig''s disease, that transplanting a new line of stem cell-like cells ... Read more...

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