Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Medium Spiny Neurons

Dantrolene protects neurons from Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is characterized by ongoing destruction of specific neurons within the brain. It affects a person’s ability to walk, talk, and think - leading to involuntary movement and loss of muscle co-ordination. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Molecular Neurodegeneration shows that the RyanR inhibitor Dantrolene is able to… Dantrolene protects neurons from Huntington’s disease   

Living with Dementia: I’m Still Here

cognitive testing2 - alzheimer's population1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - parkinson's treatment1 - stress2 - tetrahydrocannabinol1 - causes of the dementia1 - education1 - brain disorder1 - cajal-retzius cell1 - tau3 - blood vessels1 - lucretius1 - parkinson's disease dementia2 - high-dose chemotherapy1 - berrios and freeman1 - aerobic exercise1 - fish consumption1 - basal ganglia1 - morosis1 - cognitive deterioration2 - calmeil1 - slower overall movement1 - ad diagnosing1 - dopamine-producing nerve cells1 - significant memory loss1 - alzheimer’s patients1 - epidemiology1 - end-stage dementia1 - startle myoclonus1 -