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Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene on Chromosome 4 that is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. The defect causes a part of DNA, called a CAG...

Eye disease

Gaucher's disease

Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of...

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Funding Speeds Identification of Drugs For Alzheimers Prevention

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has boosted funding for the first large-scale clinical trial aimed at identifying drugs to stop or slow Alzheimer’s disease in people destined to get the debi...

Funding Speeds Drugs Identification For Alzheimers Prevention

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has boosted funding for the first large-scale clinical trial aimed at identifying drugs to stop or slow Alzheimer’s disease in people destined to get the debi...

If There is a Reliable Test for Alzheimer's, Would You Want to Know the Results?

I have blogged previously about tests and imaging procedures relating to the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (see: Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease: Mutations of Three Genes Studied; Using Alte...

Why Do So Many Women Get Alzheimers? New Research Points to Genetics, Other Factors

(Washington Post) – Of the more than 5 million people in the United States who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the leading cause of dementia, two-thirds are women. Because advancing age...

FDA Approves NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Application To Begin Clinical Trials For Its NGP 555 Compound To Treat And Prevent Alzheimer???s Disease

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Investigational New Drug (IND) application from NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NGP) to begin clinical tria...

Lyme Disease Activists Protest at IDWeek

Lyme disease advocates registered as attendees at the infectious diseases conference are calling for physicians to update their guidelines. Medscape Medical News

Cancer deaths to outnumber cardiovascular disease deaths in high income countries

Deaths from heart disease and stroke are declining overall in Europe, but at differing rates, according to research, published online in the European Heart Journal. The research, which provides an up...

An Update on Intestinal Behcet's Disease

What recent developments have been made in the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of intestinal Behcet's disease? Current Opinion in Rheumatology

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UCH-L1 C-terminus plays a key role in protein stability but its farnesylation is not required for membrane association in primary neurons.

Ubiquitin C-Terminal Hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) is a deubiquitinating enzyme (DUB) that is highly expressed in neurons. A possible role for UCH-L1 in neurodegeneration has been highlighted because of its p...

Update in Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease 2013.

The period covered by this update can be considered as the most exciting period in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) research. It started with the identification of genetic variants that are associa...

Update on obstructive sleep apnea and its relation to COPD.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common and preventable lung disease that affects millions of people in the United States. Sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are ...

Pharmacological and nutritional treatment for McArdle disease (Glycogen Storage Disease type V).

McArdle disease (Glycogen Storage Disease type V) is caused by an absence of muscle phosphorylase leading to exercise intolerance, myoglobinuria rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure. This is an upda...

Biomarkers in multiple sclerosis: an update for 2014.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, demyelinating and inflammatory disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects young adults. It is characterised by processes involving inflammation, demyeli...

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