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Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Padded helmets, safe tackling techniques reduce head injuries in middle school football players

Padded helmets, safe tackling techniques reduce head injuries in middle school football players

New breakthrough offers hope for potential treatment of rare childhood epilepsy

New breakthrough offers hope for potential treatment of rare childhood epilepsy

Live-cell imaging provides new insights into dynamic structure of mitochondria

Live-cell imaging provides new insights into dynamic structure of mitochondria

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Study shows the feasibility of using gene therapy to treat chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Study shows the feasibility of using gene therapy to treat chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Study measures brain injury from boxing, MMA in younger and older fighters

Study measures brain injury from boxing, MMA in younger and older fighters

Declining dementia rates may be due to generational differences in lifetime lead exposure

Declining dementia rates may be due to generational differences in lifetime lead exposure

Developing brain vulnerable to HIV despite early treatment

Developing brain vulnerable to HIV despite early treatment

Researchers identify rare genetic disorder

Researchers identify rare genetic disorder

DNA-modulated liquid droplets may explain how prion proteins clump

DNA-modulated liquid droplets may explain how prion proteins clump

Ammonia levels do not guide clinical management of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients

Ammonia levels do not guide clinical management of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Game-changing diagnostic test for prion diseases

Game-changing diagnostic test for prion diseases

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Researchers receive $9.7 million NIH grant to study TBI and neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers receive $9.7 million NIH grant to study TBI and neurodegenerative diseases

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

New test could detect abnormal forms of protein associated with tauopathies

New test could detect abnormal forms of protein associated with tauopathies