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Apr

Loneliness leading to Higher Incidences of Neurological Diseases

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Incidences of neurological diseases are constantly increasing today because of the isolated lives people have started to increasingly prefer now-a-days, said specialist speaking at the Nizam’s Institute of Brain awareness (Nims) on Saturday. They added that people are increasingly adopting the...Read More

29
Mar

Asthma Drug Zileuton Holds the Key to Alzheimer’s Too

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A recent research led by Domenico Praticò, associate professor of pharmacology in Temple's School of Medicine has discovered that an asthma drug to hold potential to inhibit the formation of a brain peptide (compound) called amyloid beta that can cause Alzheimer’s disease. In studies...Read More

18
Feb

Hereditary causes of Epilepsy to be the topic of oration

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“Heredity as the cause of neurological diseases: the example of epilepsy” is going to be the topic for the 31st T. S. Srinivasan Oration to be given by Simon Shorvon of University College, London. The oration is hoping to explore and understand the history of the genetics of neurological...Read More

02
Dec

Pollution and Parkinson’s- Is there a link?

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 An analysis of 35,000 Parkinson’s patients by the scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, USA has revealed that higher levels of copper and magnesium levels in urban areas can be linked to increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. It was found that people...Read More

02
Dec

Measuring Doctors care for patients with Parkinson’s

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India ranks low in the list of countries with Parkinson’s patients. One of the reasons behind this might be the fact that the disease goes undiagnosed in most of cases. According to a Senior Neurosurgeon in Delhi, doctors usually fail to observe the symptoms of the condition in almost 25% of the...Read More

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