Two of a Kind: Emory Study of Twins Shows What’s Good for the Heart is Good for the Brain

October 21, 2019 - Atlanta, GA, USA – Emory University researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health – showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that good heart health can equal good brain health. More...

October 21, 2019

Stem Cell Research Leads to Insights Into How Huntington’s Disease Develops

Characterization of neurodevelopmental abnormalities in cultures from Huntington’s disease patients may help to understand juvenile HD and pave the way for developing future treatment pathways, according to a novel study published in JHD

October 21, 2019 - Amsterdam, NL – Huntington's disease (HD) is a fatal hereditary disease for which there is no cure. A novel study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA, using pluripotent stem cells advances understanding of how the disease develops and may help pave the way for identifying pathways for future treatments. Results are published in the Journal of Huntington’s Disease. More...

October 21, 2019

LD Connect Beta Version 2 Now Available from IOS Press

October 16, 2019 - Amsterdam/Santa Barbara – IOS Press is pleased to announce the availability of LD Connect 2.0 (Beta). This linked data portal with an improved user interface currently contains linked IOS Press (meta)data from more than 132,000 journal articles and book chapters and over 330,000 authors resulting in more than 16 million triples. More...

October 16, 2019

How and Why Does Parkinson’s Disease Affect Women and Men Differently?

Scientists review the different clinical features, risk factors, responses to treatments, and mechanisms underlying the disease pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease in women and men in JPD

September 25, 2019 - Amsterdam, NL – There is growing evidence that Parkinson's disease (PD) affects women and men differently. In this insightful review, published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, scientists present the most recent knowledge about these sex-related differences and highlight the significance of estrogens, which play an important role in the sex differences in PD. More...

September 25, 2019