Industry likely to expand role in funding neurosurgery research
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  August 17, 2017  
  Neurology / Neuroscience  
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 Industry likely to expand role in funding neurosurgery researchIndustry likely to expand role in funding neurosurgery research
 
With federal funding increasingly restricted, industry will play a critical role in funding neurosurgery research, according to a report by three prominent neurosurgeons in the journal World Neurosurgery.
 
 
 Small clinical trial shows promise for treating rare neurodegenerative diseaseSmall clinical trial shows promise for treating rare neurodegenerative disease
 
Results of a small clinical trial show promise for treating a rare neurodegenerative condition that typically kills those afflicted before they reach age 20.
 
   Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cellsEmory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells
 
Emory University School of Medicine researchers have developed tools that enable them to detect small proteins called granulins for the first time inside cells.
 
   Simple odor identification tests may help track progression of Alzheimer's diseaseSimple odor identification tests may help track progression of Alzheimer's disease
 
By the time you start losing your memory, it`s almost too late. That`s because the damage to your brain associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) may already have been going on for as long as twenty years.
 
   Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALSScientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS
 
A team led by scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Mayo Clinic has identified a basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in a related genetic disorder, frontotemporal dementia (FTD), found in some ALS patients.
 
 Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhages
 
Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhagesResearch led by the head of the Barrow Neurological Institute and published in the July 20, 2017 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine reveals that subarachnoid hemorrhages, which are caused by ruptured brain aneurysms, account for 5-10 percent of all strokes and are best managed by experienced and dedicated experts at high-volume centers with neurosurgeons, endovascular surgeons and stroke neurologists.
 
 
 Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women
 
Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not womenThe overall rate of stroke in the United States has been declining in recent years and while that has been good news, a new study suggests it may be primarily good news for men.
 
 
 Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome
 
Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndromeAn international research team including Vasiliy Ramensky, a member of the MIPT Life Sciences Center, has unraveled genetic characteristics that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome.
 
 
 Animal study shows how being bullied can have dramatic effects on sleep
 
Animal study shows how being bullied can have dramatic effects on sleepNew research from McLean Hospital neuroscientists shows in an animal model that being bullied can have long-term, dramatic effects on sleep and other circadian rhythm-related functions, symptoms that are characteristic of clinical depression and other stress-induced mental illnesses.
 
 
 New discovery provides insights into how the tongue preserves its sense of taste
 
New discovery provides insights into how the tongue preserves its sense of tasteNew research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste.