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Mouse study shows NPAS3 and NPAS1 genes may be linked to psychosis

DALLAS Aug. 30, 2004 Mice with specific genetic mutations exhibit behavior similar to human psychosis, report UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas researchers, providing further support to the notion of a genetic link to schizophrenia.... ...The researchers genetically engineered mice with a mutation in the gene or a mutation in both genes. Both genes encode proteins that switch other gen...
(Date:4/23/2014)... that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor cells cannot ... axons. From the perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. ... in China observed the effects of functional electrical ... and expression of basic fibroblast growth factor and ... the infarct side. The researchers found that functional ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... FDA-approved device has been shown to reduce seizures in ... percent. When coupled with an innovative electrode placement planning ... the complete elimination of seizures in nearly half of ... trials. , That,s good news for a large portion ... with epilepsy whose seizures can,t be controlled with medications ...
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(Date:4/22/2014)... Working with mice and rabbits, Johns Hopkins scientists have ... and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the ... number-one cause of death among humans. The condition develops ... renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ... and the brain. , In a series of experiments, ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... care spending, a new RAND study concludes that U.S. ... companies and device makers to develop products that produce ... and their use, a new study suggests the study ... get created in the first place. The aim is ... loss of health as possible and to ensure that ...
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