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Clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease

Clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease

Miniature spectroscopic instruments and software to look at changes that occur within the cells and tissue of the brain

Miniature spectroscopic instruments and software to look at changes that occur within the cells and tissue of the brain

Autism antibodies are not genetically determined, as parents do not exhibit them

Autism antibodies are not genetically determined, as parents do not exhibit them

We know they need caffeine, but how it works on the newborn is the subject of a new study

We know they need caffeine, but how it works on the newborn is the subject of a new study

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

New research into what causes endometriosis

New research into what causes endometriosis

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Understanding the role of c-Jun in repairing damaged nerve cells could help treat spinal injuries and increase our understanding of cancer

Understanding the role of c-Jun in repairing damaged nerve cells could help treat spinal injuries and increase our understanding of cancer

300,000 mad French cows since the 1980's

300,000 mad French cows since the 1980's

Reports of a serious polio outbreak among children in Rogo, Nigeria

Reports of a serious polio outbreak among children in Rogo, Nigeria

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Model of the central nervous system will allow oncologists and neurosurgeons to target tumours more effectively

Model of the central nervous system will allow oncologists and neurosurgeons to target tumours more effectively