In the 80s, a forty-year-old Stephen Hawking reached what was known as the height of his intellectual potency but never worked later than five or six in the evening. 855 more words
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Marital status is a prognostic factor in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Spataro R, Volanti P, Lo Coco D, La Bella V.
Acta Neurol Scand 2017; doi: 10.1111/ane.12771 (Epub ahead of print). 249 more words
I must admit I was feeling pretty snarky about our understanding of amyloid and Alzheimer’s after the structure of Abeta42 was published. In particular the structure explained why the alanine 42–> threonine 42 mutation was protective against Alzheimer’s disease while the alanine 42 –> valine 42 mutation increases the risk. 893 more words