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Headaches may act like tiny transient strokes

Headaches may act like tiny transient strokes

Fragile X and Down syndrome appear to share common genetic cause

Fragile X and Down syndrome appear to share common genetic cause

Protein duo maintains communication among nerves

Protein duo maintains communication among nerves

Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity

Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity

Gene produces springy protein keeping nerve cells flexible

Gene produces springy protein keeping nerve cells flexible

Herpes appears to play a role in bringing about Alzheimer's disease

Herpes appears to play a role in bringing about Alzheimer's disease

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug

Potential for first diagnostic DNA test to guide antidepressant treatment

Potential for first diagnostic DNA test to guide antidepressant treatment

Researchers identify peptide that spurs cargo transport in nerve cells

Researchers identify peptide that spurs cargo transport in nerve cells

Otoferlin, defective in a human deafness form, is essential for exocytosis at the auditory ribbon synapse

Otoferlin, defective in a human deafness form, is essential for exocytosis at the auditory ribbon synapse

For the first time, scientists watch neurons change in response to experience

For the first time, scientists watch neurons change in response to experience

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

New methods for revealing nerve-muscle activity in live animals

New methods for revealing nerve-muscle activity in live animals

Ceftriaxone may help fight dementia in HIV patients

Ceftriaxone may help fight dementia in HIV patients

Researcher identifies the cellular receptor for botulinum neurotoxin A

Researcher identifies the cellular receptor for botulinum neurotoxin A

G protein-coupled receptors cool passion of 'kiss and run' nerve cells

G protein-coupled receptors cool passion of 'kiss and run' nerve cells

Compound found in marijuana may defend against diabetic retinopathy

Compound found in marijuana may defend against diabetic retinopathy

Discovery of molecule that may hold key to learning and memory

Discovery of molecule that may hold key to learning and memory

Research may help explain Alzheimer's memory loss

Research may help explain Alzheimer's memory loss

New microRNA mechanism for regulating brain function

New microRNA mechanism for regulating brain function