An amplification-based test picks up minute amounts of prion protein in the blood of asymptomatic carriers, but researchers wonder whether regulators will want to screen the population.
Brain-training websites tout their games’ potential to boost cognition, but strong evidence and firm backing by the scientific community have yet to surface.
While scientists remain on the fence over whether computer games benefit cognition, some are finding new uses for gaming data in clinical trial research.
Does amyotrophic lateral sclerosis start at the interface between mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum?
Patient-derived macrophages are the latest model of Gaucher’s disease, a lysosomal storage disorder. The cells may help researchers better understand disease phenotypes and test candidate therapies.
If you listen to National Public Radio, watch TV, or surf the Web, chances are you have come across commercials enticing you to “improve your memory” and “unlock your inner genius” with “brain training developed by neuroscientists.” In search of solid ...