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Magnetic Stimulation: Brain Nerve Cells Can Be Influenced

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[28/01/2011] What sounds like science fiction is actually possible: thanks to magnetic stimulation, the activity of certain brain nerve cells can be deliberately influenced. What happens in the brain in this context has been unclear up to now. Magnetic Stimulation: Brain Nerve Cells Can Be Influenced - Read more

Forensic Medicine: "We are not just dealing with dead bodies“

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[22/01/2011] It’s well-known that reality and fiction sometimes are much farther apart than you would think. Popular US crime drama series have long since shown us that and sketch a smart image of the job of forensic pathologists: they perform autopsies, identify and solve homicide cases like clockwork. Everyday life in a forensic medical Institute though is reflected to a lesser extent in this case.Forensic Medicine: "We are not just dealing with dead bodies“ - Read more

Blood Samples: Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease

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[12/01/2011] Scientists have developed a novel technology that is able to detect the presence of immune molecules specific to Alzheimer’s disease in patients’ blood samples. While still preliminary, the findings offer clear proof that this breakthrough technology could be used in the development of biomarkers for a range of human diseases. Blood Samples: Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease - Read more

Analysis of Medical Database: New Markers for Allergic Disorders

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[12/01/2011] Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have developed new methods for analysing medical databases that can be used to identify diagnostic markers more quickly and to personalise medication for allergic disorders. They could also reduce the need for animal trials in clinical studies.Analysis of Medical Database: New Markers for Allergic Disorders - Read more

Brain Diseases: Link to Genetic Basis

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[20/12/2010] A set of brain proteins is found to play a role in over 100 brain diseases and provides a new insight into evolution of behavior.Brain Diseases: Link to Genetic Basis - Read more

 
 

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