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Research clarifies role of proteins in maintaining synaptic transmission

research_150NEW YORK: Synapses are the power junctions that allow living creatures to function. Popularly associated with learning and memory, they play a more fundamental role in our existence by regulating everything from breathing, sleeping and waking and other bodily functions.

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Behaviour changes could signal dementia brewing

changes_150BOSTON: Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behaviour or personality might be an early clue.

Researchers have outlined a syndrome called “mild behavioural impairment” that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer’s or other dementias, Read More »

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Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

MARIJUANA DALLAS: Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a bathroom. She couldn’t decide whether to remain in hiding or to run. But she knew she’d never try pot Read More »

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Axovant Sciences announces expansion of dementia pipeline

radio-hollywood-journal PHOENIX: Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE: AXON), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of dementia, today announced corporate updates and reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2016.

“The next year represents an incredibly exciting period for Axovant,” stated Read More »

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