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Article ID: 700928

Thousands of Previously Unknown DNA Changes in the Developing Brain Revealed by Machine Learning

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have developed new single-cell approaches wedded to machine learning. This has revealed thousands of previously unknown DNA changes arising during prenatal life in the developing mouse brain. The study published today in PNAS.

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22-Sep-2018 2:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700952

Study suggests maintaining good vision may stave off cognitive decline

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

During aging, loss of vision and cognition often coincide. In a new study, researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) and National Institute on Aging (NIA) have found that vision loss precedes loss of mental capacity. The findings suggest that maintaining eye health could help protect cognition in older adults.

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24-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700919

在小鼠认知丧失之前在其大脑中发现了僵尸细胞

Mayo Clinic

僵尸细胞是那些不能死亡但同样无法执行正常细胞功能的细胞。 这些僵尸或衰老细胞涉及许多与年龄有关的疾病。Mayo Clinic的研究人员在《自然》杂志上发表的研究信件中扩大了僵尸细胞的名单。

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21-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700899

19th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Highlights Multiple Approaches to Prevent and Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Nearly 200 academic and industry researchers gathered this week to share updates on preclinical and clinical-stage Alzheimer's disease research at the 19th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery. The two-day conference, organized by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), focused on gene therapy and alternative modalities for neurodegenerative diseases, progress in developing novel drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementias, as well as the need for new biomarkers.

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21-Sep-2018 9:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700852

وُجدت خلايا الزومبي في أنسجة أدمغة الفئران قبل الفقدان المعرفي

Mayo Clinic

روتشستر، مينيسوتا - خلايا الزومبي هي تلك الخلايا التي لا تموت ولكن لا يمكنها أداء وظائف الخلية الطبيعية بنفس الكفاءة. وتساهم تلك الخلايا الزومبية - أو الخلايا الشائخة - في عدد من الأمراض المرتبطة بعمر الإنسان. وفي رسالة جديدة نُشرت في مجلة الطبيعة "Nature"، استعرض باحثو Mayo Clinic تلك القائمة باستفاضة.

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20-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700838

Células zumbis encontradas em cérebros de camundongos antes de perda cognitiva

Mayo Clinic

As células zumbis são células que não morrem, mas que também não realizam funções celulares normais. Essas células senescentes, ou zumbis, estão relacionadas a algumas doenças decorrentes da idade. Em um novo artigo publicado na Nature, os pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic ampliaram essa lista.

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20-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    19-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700611

People Who Walk Just 35 Minutes a Day May Have Less Severe Strokes

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking at least four hours a week or swimming two to three hours a week, may have less severe strokes than people who are physically inactive, according to a study published in the September 19, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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16-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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    19-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700643

Zombie Cells Found in Brains of Mice Prior to Cognitive Loss

Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Zombie cells are the ones that can't die but are equally unable to perform the functions of a normal cell. These zombie, or senescent, cells are implicated in a number of age-related diseases. And with a new letter in Nature, Mayo Clinic researchers have expanded that list.

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17-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

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