A new wireless chip tested in rats could pave the way for advances in our understanding of how the brain works, researchers say.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~4 min
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Using a method originally developed to detect mad cow disease, researchers discovered that a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
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Emily Balskus has won the Alan T. Waterman Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious prize for scientists under 40 in the United States.
Aug. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Cognitive behavioral therapy can help treat depression and anxiety in people with Parkinson's disease. That can slow decline, too.
April 2, 2020 • ~3 min
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Understanding more about how a system that protects brain cells affects sleep could reveal a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
March 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new study digs into aging and brain changes in people with neurodegenerative diseases like MS, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's.
March 9, 2020 • ~6 min
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Professor Emily Balskus and her team have identified an entirely new class of enzymes that degrade chemicals essential for neurological health, but also help digest foods like nuts, berries, and tea, releasing nutrients that may impact human health.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Targeting the gene variant may be a way to fight the spread of harmful proteins in people with Parkinson's disease, researchers say.
Feb. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Parkinson's disease affects more than 10 million people worldwide. A newly discovered molecule may offer a way to slow or even stop its progression.
Jan. 31, 2020 • ~4 min
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