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Anxiety and Our Brains- Part 1: Neurons and Neurotransmitters by aimilino01 Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:00pm I don't know about the rest of you, but I am fascinated by everything I have been learning about so far. It's relieving to understand why I am the way that I am, and why I am taking the medication I am and how it is helping me. There is so much that I am learning that I want to share with you so I thought I would break it down into a series for eas ... Read on »
The Neuron Whisperer, Part I by BethGriffingLAc Posted Thu 29 Nov 2012 4:42am OK OK - Not a cheesy post about psychic horse connection. BUT STILL... that is the look on my face when whispering to neurons. The evidence is mounting that I am in fact, a Neuron Whisperer. I am prepared to back this up with a couple of solid peer-reviewed papers, as well as an anecdote, but I think that this clip from the Mighty Boosh s ... Read on »
Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia, and Autism Can be Studied with Neurons Reprogrammed from Skin Cells by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Jun 2013 10:10am Direct disease modeling could lead to customized treatments for individual patients based on their own genetic and cellular information. +Alzheimer's Reading Room Difficult-to-study diseases such as Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, and autism now can be probed more safely and effectively thanks to an innovative new method for obtaining ... Read on »
Alpha-lipoic Protects Brain Cells (neurons)-Antioxidant Mechanisms For Alzheimer’s Prevention by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:43pm By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA), a naturally occurring nutrient found in many foods and available in supplemental form, is also synthesized in humans where it serves in energy metabolism and as a vital antioxidant. ALA is a unique antioxidant in that it is both water and fat-soluble, which enables ALA to confer its a ... Read on »
Cord Blood Cells Converted into Neurons by A4M Posted Wed 15 Aug 2012 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 13, 2012, 6 a.m. in Stem Cell Neurology For more than 20 years, doctors have been using cells from blood that remains in the placenta and umbili ... Read on »
Converting a Person's Own Cells into Functional Neurons with PTB by Susan Berg Posted Sat 02 Feb 2013 12:00am Caregivers and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great  for caregivers and healthcare professionals, Your residents will love the  Here is information on being the best  caregiver  you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care  professionals to get an  ea ... Read on »
Discovery May Lead to New Drugs and Neuron Tansplantation for Alzheimer's by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 8:06pm These critical neurons, called basal forebrain cholinergic neurons, help the hippocampus retrieve memories in the brain. In early Alzheimer's, the ability to retrieve memories is lost, not the memories themselves.... Alzheimer's Reading Room Northwestern Medicine researchers for the first time have transformed a human embryonic stem ce ... Read on »
mirror neuron minutae by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 12:40am One of the hottest areas of brain research today is that in the field of mirror neurons. Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni has written a book on that subject entitled "Mirroring People". Your humble blogger has just finished this book. Mirror neurons are neurons that fire not only when a person is doing a motor action but also when the motor action is ... Read on »
Hot Off the Lab Bench: Research News on Hearing Loss, Usher Syndrome by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:39am This is still not the craftsy blog we've been advertising. Instead we bombard you with science(!!), which from this reporter's perspective is the most exciting thing on earth. I suppose most readers will think otherwise, so I'll try to make it as exciting or, at least, as informative as I can. I've spent the last two days at conferences at ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 by Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 6:20am (also known as SCA6) On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed February 2011 What is SCA6? Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6) is a conditio ... Read on »