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Researchers use gene therapy to help restore hearing in mice down to the equivalent of being able to hear a whisper.
Source: Boston Children’s Hospital.
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Exposure to phobic images without conscious awareness appears to produce more effective results than conscious exposure when it comes to helping people reduce their fear, a new study reports.
Source: Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
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A newly discovered retinal cell may cause myopia when it dysfunctions, researchers report.
Source: Northwestern University.
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Researchers report on the importance of thyroid hormones in the development of the cerebellum.
Source: KU Leuven.


Neurology - NeuroChemistry & Drug Transport

Psychiatry - Diagnosis & Classification

The blood brain barrier (BBB) is a selectively permeable cellular boundary between the brain and the peripheral circulation. The principal component of the BBB is the capillary or micro‐ vessel endothelial cell.

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gut bacteria may play a role in alzheimers To clarify the link between intestinal flora and the occurrence of the disease, the researchers transferred intestinal bacteria from diseased mice to germ-free mice, and discovered that the mice developed more beta-amyloid plaques in the brain compared to if they had received bacteria from healthy mice. CorticalBrain.com image is for illustrative purposes only.

NeuroChemistry - Neural Cells & Alzheimer Disease

APP-Processing

Amyloid is a term for the build-up of protein deposits or plaques in the body. Thus amyloid are extracellular insoluble fibrous protein aggregates. One characteristic is that these fibrils acquire β-sheet structure. .... full story

Neural Cells & Alzheimer Disease

APP-Processing

Amyloid is a term for the build-up of protein deposits or plaques in the body. Thus amyloid are extracellular insoluble fibrous protein aggregates. One characteristic is that these fibrils acquire β-sheet structure. .... full story