Here are some stories recently posted on dana.org
by Richard S. Jope, Ph.D., and Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
New research reveals lithium’s role as a neuroprotector and suggests that enzymes modulated by lithium could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and other neurodegenerative disorders. From Cerebrum, our online magazine of ideas.
Cell and animal models point to abnormalities in two brain areas.
Researchers investigate an FDA-approved diabetes drug that affects energy production in cells.
Treating inherited retinal disease and deafness are likely near-term applications.
It’s not easy for brain training companies to prove their products are truly helpful. That doesn’t stop them from claiming they are. Dr. Guy McKhann’s monthly column from Brain in the News.
Why don’t toddlers hear you when you call? Research on how noise affects kids, premature infants, and elders was presented at last week’s meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Sciences. From our blog.
This compact book offers the reasons and information that can help scientific writers adopt new habits to be successful and happy writing for a non-science audience. Go ahead and write journal-style for science journals and colleagues, says longtime science editor Jane Nevins, but you’ll need to try different styles to reach a different audience. Available in paperback; also free as PDF.
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