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Zebrafish offer clues to treatments for motor neurone disease

Tiny zebrafish could hold the key to stem cell treatments for motor neurone disease. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have found that these fish are able to produce motor neurones cells that control all muscle activity such as speaking, walking and breathing in humans when they repai...

Polyunsaturated Fat, Vitamin E Lowers Risk Of Motor Neurone Disease

Risk of developing motor neurone disease can be reduced by around 60 percent, by using a diet, which is high in polyunsaturated fat// or vitamin E, according to a new study. In the study, polyunsaturated fat included both omega-6 fat found abundantly in vegetable oils such as corn oil and omeg...

Respirator Can Improve Quality Of Life Of Motor Neurone Disease Patients

The quality of life of patients suffering from Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a fatal nerve disease could be improved substantially by the use of a simple ventilator and facemask//. Patients suffering from Motor Neurone Disease (MND) could benefit from the new technique called non-invasive ventil...

Palliative care skills training needed for health-care staff in sub-Saharan Africa

...s and understand past experiences of communicating with healthcare staff. Patients' diagnoses included cancer (28 cases), HIV infection (61) and motor neurone disease (1). ...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

...rly and hold it online in their head," she added. Tests of brain activity revealed that the brains of children with the condition recruited less neurone than was necessary for such operations. "Clearly, they're distracted because they're not getting the right information in the brain," said Keage...

Scientist Observes real Time Generation of Neurones in Mammals

...ne technology. The dendrites are the string-like extensions of the neurone that spread out to reach other neurones, and serve as the points of communi... between them. The model employed in the research was the new-born neurone population which develops into the olfactory bulb of adult mice, providing ...

Green Signal To Human-Animal Embryo

...ypes of cells. This can be further used in the study of understanding and treatment for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cystic fibrosis, motor neurone disease and Huntington's. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Act 1990 is being worked upon and a draft bill replacing this act will be ready b...

The Controversial Stem Cell Transplant Surgery a Failure, Patient died

... was 66. // Willie Terpstra, a New Zealander, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2004.She left her home in Rotorua 18 months ago to have a foetal cell tansplantation operation in China. Motor neurone disease leads to the loss of voluntary muscle activity that aids speaking, ...

Polyunsaturated Fats And Vitamin E Cut MND Risk By 60 Percent

... A study by Dutch researchers suggests that eating foods high in polyunsaturated fats and vitamin E could bring down the risk of developing motor neurone disease by 60 percent.// Researchers from the University Medical Center in Utrecht in the Netherlands report their findings in the Journal of Neurolog...

Exposure To High Aluminum Levels In Tap Water Lead To Rare Form Of Alzheimers

...their health since the incident. We know aluminum is linked to neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease. It also goes hand-in-hand with bone diseases, such as osteoporosis, and blood disorders." Since the 1988 accident, residents in Camelford hav...
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Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)

...sness. Epilepsy is a disorder with many possible causes. Often the cause of epilepsy is unknown. However, anything that disturbs the normal pattern of neurone activity - from illness to brain damage to abnormal brain development, can lead to seizures. Epilepsy is characterised by abnormal firing of im...
Neurone in Biological News

New stem cell research could reduce number of animal experiments

...experiments used to study conditions such as motor neurone disease. Dr Vasanta Subramanian, from the Unive... in Research (NC3Rs) to study ALS, a form of motor neurone disease in which the nerve cells that control the ...ts in major areas of concern such as cancer, motor neurone disease and Alzheimer's disease. "If they can d...

Brain protein improves stroke symptoms in rats, even when injected after 3 days

... that an injection of Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF), whose function in the brain is to control the formation of neurons and counteract neurone death, reduces the size of the area affected by a stroke by a third when injected four hours after the onset of the stroke. The study also shows that ...
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Sensory neurons

... neurons , sensory neurons are activated by physical modalities such as light, sound, temperature, chemical... A neuron OOR-on, also known as a neurone or nerve cell) is an excitable cell in the nervous system that processes and transmits information by electrochemical signalling. Neurons are th...

Resting potential

... potential . ... Resting Membrane Potential . Action Potentials. How impulses start (receptors) ... The Resting Membrane Potential . When a neurone is not sending a signal, it is ... This difference is referred to as the Resting Membrane Potential . ... Membranes are polarized or, in other w...

Neuron

... A neuron OOR-on, also known as a neurone or nerve cell) is an excitable cell in the nervous system that processes and transmits information by electrochemical signalling. Neurons are the ...
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