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Patient Voices: A.L.S.

A.L.S., also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive disease that causes difficulty walking, speaking, breathing and, ultimately, death. Here, five men and women speak about how A.L.S. 77 more words


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Published: June 2, 2017 at 05:30AM


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A day in the life of a neuroscience PhD student

By Matthew Nolan, University of Oxford 

The decision to begin a PhD is probably one of the biggest you’ll ever make in your career. A significant step up in both scope and expectation from undergrad, the prospect can at first seem a little daunting. 1,014 more words


Whole genome sequencing is helping to identify rare feline genetic disorders

Whole genome sequencing looks at the complete DNA sequence to identify anomalies that cause disease. This process allows veterinarians to provide more effective treatment for the diseases that they identify. 135 more words


Discovery sheds light on genetics behind Lou Gehrig's disease

For the first time, a variant in UBQLN4 gene has been associated with Lou Gehrig’s disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – a progressive disease resulting in the loss of nerve cells that control muscle movement, which eventually leads to paralysis and death. 487 more words

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Altered Lipid Metabolism in Brain Injury and Disorders

Rao Muralikrishna Adibhatla1,2,3,4 and J. F. Hatcher1
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Deregulated lipid metabolism may be of particular importance for CNS injuries and disorders, as this organ has the highest lipid concentration next to adipose tissue. 8,215 more words