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Environmental exposures during early life influence adult disease risk

Carolyn R. Klocke and Pamela J. Lein discuss how an individual’s experiences during early life can influence their risk for disease as an adult.
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CBD oil revolution: Introducing what it is and why the hype?

Open Access Government delve into the CBD oil revolution in this introduction to CBD which explores the difference between CBD and THC, as well as a range of benefits and safety precautions for cannabidiol use in cancer patients and pregnant women.

Intramembrane proteases in neurodegenerative diseases

Prof Dr Regina Fluhrer, from the University of Augsburg, explains how intramembrane proteases have been implicated in the emergence of neurodegenerative diseases.
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Supporting vital Alzheimer’s disease research in the U.S and beyond

The work of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is placed into focus here, with examples of how they are supporting vital Alzheimer’s disease research in the U.S and further afield.
Huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease (HD): Is there hope on the horizon?

Dr Gerry Morrow shares his thoughts on the rare, progressive neurodegenerative illness, Huntington’s disease (HD).
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Five rare diseases you never knew existed

Learn about these five rare diseases to support governments, scientists and healthcare professionals to find treatments.
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New treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw explains how the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) supports experimental medicine and translational research in neurodegenerative diseases.
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UK-Japanese partnership to tackle degenerative diseases

Medical researchers in Britain and Japan are to join forces in the fight to advance research into treatments for degenerative diseases.
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Treatment and diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders

Andrea Varrone studies the importance of molecular imaging to provide personalised medicine and improve care for patients with neurodegenerative disorders
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Intramembrane proteases: Regulators of cellular pathways

Prof Dr Regina Fluhrer from Biomedical Center (BMC), Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) & German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) shares her expertise on the field of intramembrane proteases, focussing on regulation of cellular pathways
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Tackling neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s

The work of the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) which aims to tackle the challenge of these diseases, in particular, Alzheimer’s, is discussed here
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Early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders: Where are we now?

Dr Gerry Morrow shares his thoughts on the current state of play when it comes to the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, and asks the questions, can we screen, and should we screen?
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Central Auditory Physiology Laboratory

Dr. Sanchez discusses his research into the auditory system in order to develop therapeutic approaches for people with hearing impairment Neurons within the auditory pathway utilise specialised biophysical properties to precisely encode elements of sound important for normal hearing. For individuals with hearing impairments – like age-related hearing loss, auditory neuropathy, and central auditory...
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A balanced approach to the global challenge of dementia

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging argues for a balanced approach when it comes to their collaboration-based approach to face the challenge of dementia
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Rett syndrome: Research on severe neurodevelopmental disorders

Jennifer J. McComas from the University of Minnesota discusses the current evidence for communication intervention for individuals with Rett syndrome
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Neurodegenerative disorders in the U.S.

The vital work of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are explored here by Open Access Government, with a special focus on neurodegenerative disorders.
Alzheimer’s disease

Infections may be the new paradigm explaining the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease

Tamas Fulop from Université de Sherbrooke’s Research Center on Aging, explains precisely why infections may be the new paradigm explaining the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)
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The DZNE: researching neurodegenerative diseases

The DZNE investigates the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and develops novel strategies for prevention, treatment and care.
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ALS researchers begin recreating human spinal cords on a chip

NIH-funded study closes in on personalised drug testing for neurological disorders
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Research suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up ageing process

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) compared the genetic clocks of normal and mutant flies to understand the link between neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and the ageing process

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