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Scientists identify IRP proteins to ensure iron balance for cell survival

Scientists identify IRP proteins to ensure iron balance for cell survival

Prevalence of HD substantially underestimated in the UK

Prevalence of HD substantially underestimated in the UK

Drugs that activate SIRT1 hold potential to combat Alzheimer's: Study

Drugs that activate SIRT1 hold potential to combat Alzheimer's: Study

Research findings open new ways to enhance memory function and treat catastrophic brain diseases

Research findings open new ways to enhance memory function and treat catastrophic brain diseases

Chelsea initiates NORTHERA Phase III trial for symptomatic NOH associated with PD

Chelsea initiates NORTHERA Phase III trial for symptomatic NOH associated with PD

Chelsea presents Northera study data at International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Chelsea presents Northera study data at International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Increasing levels of GGA3 protein prevent accumulation of enzyme linked to Alzheimer's disease

Increasing levels of GGA3 protein prevent accumulation of enzyme linked to Alzheimer's disease

StemCells first-quarter total revenue up 307%

StemCells first-quarter total revenue up 307%

Neural stem cell transplantation promising for Batten disease

Neural stem cell transplantation promising for Batten disease

Larger sized intravenous anesthetic diazepam incubated in isolation with Aβ peptide does not promote aggregation

Larger sized intravenous anesthetic diazepam incubated in isolation with Aβ peptide does not promote aggregation

Accumulation of mutated protein may explain damaging cellular behavior in Huntington's disease

Accumulation of mutated protein may explain damaging cellular behavior in Huntington's disease

Research highlights first steps in the formation of Lewy bodies, the hallmark of Parkinson's brain

Research highlights first steps in the formation of Lewy bodies, the hallmark of Parkinson's brain

Test tube studies offer new hope for Alzheimer’s patients

Test tube studies offer new hope for Alzheimer’s patients

Gardasil vaccine: Two complaints filed in Washington Federal Claims court

Gardasil vaccine: Two complaints filed in Washington Federal Claims court

Genetix Pharmaceuticals announces completion of $35M Series B financing

Genetix Pharmaceuticals announces completion of $35M Series B financing

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

Parkinson's patients find facial and vocal expression difficult to read; deep brain stimulation seems to make it worse

Parkinson's patients find facial and vocal expression difficult to read; deep brain stimulation seems to make it worse

Huntington's disease: Latrepirdine appears well-tolerated and beneficial

Huntington's disease: Latrepirdine appears well-tolerated and beneficial

Dimebon drug associated with improved cognitive function in patients with Huntington's disease

Dimebon drug associated with improved cognitive function in patients with Huntington's disease

Marijuana ineffective against Alzheimer's disease in animal model

Marijuana ineffective against Alzheimer's disease in animal model