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The silence of the genes, an epigenetic tale

Research led by Dr. Keiji Tanimoto from the University of Tsukuba, Japan, has brought us closer to understanding the mechanisms underlying the phenomenon of genomic imprinting. 906 more words


The relationship between the rate of brain volume loss during first 24 months and disability progression over 24 and 48 months in relapsing MS

Clinical evidence in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis suggests an association between MRI outcome measures and disability progression (DP). Post hoc analysis to investigate the association and potential predictive value of brain volume loss (BVL) with long-term DP in FREEDOMS. 149 more words

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Day 27: Helping Yourself

One of the most valuable things I’ve learned in dealing with my epilepsy is that it is essential to help yourself. To do your own research and to think outside the box. 43 more words

Synapse discovery could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers led by UNSW Australia scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease – work that opens up a new avenue for research on possible treatments for the degenerative brain condition. 307 more words


Effectiveness and Limitations of Unsupervised Home-Based Balance Rehabilitation with Nintendo Wii in People with Multiple Sclerosis

Balance training represents a critical part of the rehabilitation process of individuals living with multiple sclerosis (MS) since impaired postural control is a distinctive symptom of the disease. 174 more words

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Physician Heal Thy Parent

I was up at the crack of dawn this morning (what else is new?) but this time to take my dad to a specialist appointment. We are the first ones here, even before the receptionist! 188 more words


Sanchez Romera Style opens in Barcelona

News from the Chefdoctor: Dr Miguel Sanchez Romera, the Neurologist – Artist – Global Hyper Chef is opening a few days per month his new Sanchez Romera Style outside Barcelona: A restaurant? 107 more words