Tag: "manganese" at medical news

Better insight into brain anatomical structures

... have now developed a new MRI contrast agent using manganese oxide nanoparticles that produces images of the an... Magnetic resonance images after injection of the manganese oxide nanoparticles gave a view into different areas of the mouse brainsin excellent resolution. "We...

A novel mechanism of manganese-induced neurological dysfunction discovered

...ronic exposure to high concentrations of the metal manganese can cause movement abnormalities resembling sympto... to why these neurological symptoms may occur with manganese exposure. The study found that dopamine neurons in the brain of animals exposed to manganese do not ...

Columbia U receives $16.9M award to study origin and health effects of arsenic in ground water

...the health effects and geochemistry of arsenic and manganese exposure, particularly in groundwater of New Engla...occurring sources of human exposure to arsenic and manganese in New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Maine. The award also allows for a continuation of the g...

Does manganese inhaled from the shower represent a public health threat?

...ous system. The damage may occur even at levels of manganese considered safe by the Environmental Protection Ag...million people in the United States are exposed to manganese levels that our study shows may cause toxic effects." The study is the first to show the potential f...

Mayo Clinic case series illuminates connection between welding, brain damage

... toxic damage to the brain and nervous system from manganese fumes generated during welding. The analysis also ...ology. Due to ethical concerns, human trials with manganese fume exposure are not conducted. Most information about welding and health hazards is gleaned from a...

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(Date:4/16/2014)... store memories improves during childhood, associated with structural ... prefrontal and parietal cortices. New research from UC ... at this crucial time. Eventually, that could give ... transition into and during adolescence and affect memory, ... in the middle of the brain, the hippocampus ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... Dr. Klaus Aktories and Dr. Panagiotis Papatheodorou from the ... the University of Freiburg have discovered the receptor responsible ... perfringens into the cell. The TpeL toxin, which ... that causes gas gangrene and food poisoning. It is ... germs of the genus Clostridium . The toxins ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... 15, 2014, Irvine, Calif. UC Irvine neurobiologists have ... results when transplanted into the brains of mice with ... trial is published in the journal Stem Cells ... shown to work in two different mouse models. ... of dementia, is associated with accumulation of the protein ...
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