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Deadly duo of crime and drug abuse can be cut by effective treatments

Deadly duo of crime and drug abuse can be cut by effective treatments

Pig cell implants show potential for treatment of stroke, Huntington's disease

Pig cell implants show potential for treatment of stroke, Huntington's disease

New 'patch' drug therapy for Alzheimer's has fewer side effects

New 'patch' drug therapy for Alzheimer's has fewer side effects

Weight loss and dementia in women

Weight loss and dementia in women

Women who develop dementia start to lose weight a decade earlier

Women who develop dementia start to lose weight a decade earlier

New hope for Huntington disease cure

New hope for Huntington disease cure

MS sufferers relieved as drug Tysabri goes back on the market

MS sufferers relieved as drug Tysabri goes back on the market

First signs of Alzheimer's and dementia may be physical ones

First signs of Alzheimer's and dementia may be physical ones

Cystamine and cysteamine increase brain levels of BDNF in Huntington disease via HSJ1b and transglutaminase

Cystamine and cysteamine increase brain levels of BDNF in Huntington disease via HSJ1b and transglutaminase

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Cell therapy slows progression of metachromatic leukodystrophy

Cell therapy slows progression of metachromatic leukodystrophy

Latest "Mad Cow" case will affect the lifting of bans against American beef

Latest "Mad Cow" case will affect the lifting of bans against American beef

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia

MS sufferers lobby for return of Tysabri

MS sufferers lobby for return of Tysabri

Lifestyle choices help maintain our brain and emotional health

Lifestyle choices help maintain our brain and emotional health

New report suggests promising strategies to preserve brain health as people grow older

New report suggests promising strategies to preserve brain health as people grow older

HMRI researcher lights a path to understanding brain diseases

HMRI researcher lights a path to understanding brain diseases

Concern over decision that new Alzheimer drugs only available for advanced disease

Concern over decision that new Alzheimer drugs only available for advanced disease

Ataxia gene identified

Ataxia gene identified

Erectile dysfunction may be sign of coming heart disease

Erectile dysfunction may be sign of coming heart disease