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Novel Protein May Help Detect Lou Gehrig's Disease and Dementia, Mayo Clinic Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered an abnormal protein that accumulates in the brains of many patients affected with two common neurodegenerative disorders — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, and frontotemporal dementia. They say their findings have uncovered a potentially new [...]

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Investigadores de Mayo Clinic Descubren Interacción Tóxica en las Neuronas, la que Conduce a Demencia y Esclerosis Lateral Amiotrófica

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — 13 de diciembre de 2012.  Investigadores de la Clínica Mayo de Jacksonville, en Florida, descubrieron un proceso tóxico celular mediante el cual una proteína que mantiene la salud de las neuronas se vuelve deficiente y puede conducir a la demencia. Estos descubrimientos arrojan una nueva luz acerca [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncover Toxic Interaction in Neurons that Leads to Dementia and ALS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have uncovered a toxic cellular process by which a protein that maintains the health of neurons becomes deficient and can lead to dementia. The findings shed new light on the link between culprits implicated in two devastating neurological diseases: frontotemporal dementia [...]

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