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Neurons can be reprogrammed long after they’ve matured, study finds

These drawings by Santiago Ramón y Cajal show the cellular structure of three different areas of the human cerebral cortex. The cortex is the seat of higher mental functions such as language and decision-making, and contains dozens of distinct, specialised … Continue reading

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Learning About Parkinson’s Disease

What do we know about heredity and Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological condition that typically causes tremor and/or stiffness in movement. The condition affects about 1 to 2 percent of people over the age of 60 years … Continue reading

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