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Parkinson’s disease: New breakthrough lets victims walk again

A pioneering treatment for Parkinson’s has helped patients to walk again.  Scientists in Canada found that electrical stimulation to the spine restores movement.  One said the results were beyond his “wildest dreams”.  Professor Mandar Jog said: “Most of our patients have had the disease for 15 years and have not walked with confidence for several […]

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Scientists compare methods of drug delivery to malignant tumors

A team of biologists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod) has analyzed available methods of targeted drug delivery to malignant tumors. Individual approaches to cancer therapy limit the influence of drugs on healthy tissues and reduce side effects. The results of the study were published in the Cancers journal. […]

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Scientists create drugs which could banish wrinkles

How wrinkles could be a thing of the past: Scientists create drugs which could keep the skin youthful by boosting levels of a crucial protein Scientists from the University of Colorado did research on mice and in the lab They said rubbing certain chemicals into the skin could help it regenerate These boost levels of […]

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Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity in the cortex in OCD patients

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by alterations in brain connectivity, i.e., patients present a dysfunction related to the synchronization of activity between different groups of neurons, as evidenced by recent research. In a study published this month in the journal Cerebral Cortex, researchers belonging to three CIBER groups of Mental Health (CIBERSAM) led by Jesús […]