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Neuroscientists explain how memories stick together

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

File-This Oct. 9, 2003, file photo shows John C. Houbolt explaining... Photo-photo.5415768

File-This Oct. 9, 2003, file photo shows John C. Houbolt explaining the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill.

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Related Topix: Urbana, IL, Science / Technology, Space, Health

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Woman with Parkinson's Disease prepares for brain surgery

"I'm going to get holes drilled in my head next week," said Terry Hertges with a smile.

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The Motley Fool

Why Medtronic Is One of the Smartest Companies on the Planet

The report cited Medtronic's 2 gram pacemaker, the tiniest in the world, as its top example.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Treating depression in PD patients: New research

A group of scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease .

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CiteULike

The Novel Parkinson's Disease Linked Mutation G51D Attenuates In...

The Novel Parkinson's Disease Linked Mutation G51D Attenuates In Vitro Aggregation and Membrane Binding of -Synuclein, and Enhances its Secretion and Nuclear Localization in Cells.

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Sys-Con Media

20th Parkinson's Unity Walk to Take Place on April 26 in New York City's Central Park

Central Park. The Parkinson's Unity Walk is the largest grassroots event for Parkinson's disease; uniting thousands of supporters from across the country in a common goal; to raise awareness and funds to support research for better treatments for Parkinson's disease, and hopefully one day a cure.

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CiteULike

Ribosomal Protein s15 Phosphorylation Mediates LRRK2 Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease.

Mutations in leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 are a common cause of familial and sporadic Parkinson's disease .

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CiteULike

Subthalamic nucleus stimulation influences expression and suppression ...

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Science Daily

Common links between neurodegenerative diseases identified

The pattern of brain alterations may be similar in several different neurodegenerative diseases, which opens the door to alternative therapeutic strategies to tackle these diseases, experts say.

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North King County

Bothell Furniture to donate for Parkinson's awareness

To recognize and support April as Parkinson's Awareness Month, Bothell Furniture is donating 10 percent of sales now through April 30 to the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation.

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UB Reporter

MRI Installed in CTRC

A 7-ton magnetic resonance imaging scanner that will make possible groundbreaking research into multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other diseases was hoisted by a crane seven stories and delivered into UB's Clinical and Translational Research Center on April 12. The new machine will allow researchers at UB and ... (more)

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Sunday Herald

Connolly in folk music comeback

The Big Yin plays the autoharp on the Irish-themed album called Echoes of Home which is released later this month.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Parkinsona s Support Group to meet

The Rochester Parkinson's Support Group will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 21, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital Conference Center.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Importance of Parkinson's medication is highlighted at FVRH

Volunteers set up shop in Forth Valley Royal Hospital this week to drive home the vital importance of Parkinson's patients receiving their medication on time.

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Wireless Developer Network

$1.5M NIH Funding To Expand Parkinson's Telemedicine To Mobile Apps

Valley View, OH Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies announced today they will be using a $1.5M award from NIH to expand their Parkinson's monitoring technology to mobile applications.

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Physiotherapy intervention in Parkinson's disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

To assess the effectiveness of physiotherapy compared with no intervention in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sir David Jones is helped into court today by his son Stuart

An Ilkley businessman and former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports chain took out A 3 million in loans from two other well-known retail figures when he was heavily in debt, "possibly due to gambling", a jury has heard.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

This is Local London

Marathon men raise thousands for Parkinson's charity

A teenager raised more than A 2,000 for a Parkinson's disease charity when he ran the London marathon at the weekend.

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