A core concept that has been evolving with scientific advances over the past decade is that drug addiction is a brain disease
that develops over time as a result of the initially voluntary behavior of using drugs.
Already there are examples of 'incurable' brain diseases
where sufferers have had to cope with the consequences, but now there looks to be some promising treatments on the horizon.
Investing in health science innovation is good for our economy, good for our scientists, but most importantly, good for our loved ones suffering from brain diseases
and disorders," said Glen Murray, Minister of Research and Innovation.
While Horwitz is more inclined than Szasz to believe that schizophrema and manic depression have a biological basis, he shows that the case for viewing other mental disorders as inherited brain diseases
About Angiochem // Angiochem is a clinical-stage biotechnology company discovering and developing new breakthrough drugs that are uniquely capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier (BBB) to treat brain diseases
Since 2011, the Congressman has been focused on elevating brain research as a national priority with a goal of accelerating advances in science and medicine to find treatments to brain disease
Our research is paving the way to the discovery of new tools and technologies that can help to better diagnose mental illness and brain disease
As we seek to uncover more treatments and cures for brain disease
, projects like this will prove critical in developing a fuller picture and comprehension of the body's most complex organ.
TOPIC: Products that promise mental stimulation are gaining popularity, especially among baby boomers who want to avoid Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative brain diseases
, according to an article by The Wall Street Journal.
Utecht's role includes raising awareness of sports concussion and the need to support research into cures for brain diseases
such as concussion.
It's also possible that sleep apnea, disorganized circadian rhythms, and undetected, early stages of progressive brain diseases
contributed to deaths in her team's study, notes Dew.
Reason: You've said that true brain diseases
are the province of neurologists, not psychiatrists.
Maas BiolAB is a private company in Albuquerque, NM, USA developing cyclosporin neuroprotection drugs for chronic brain diseases
, traumatic brain injury and nerve agent exposure.
Sponsored by the American Brain Foundation in conjunction with AAN's conference, the fair seeks to connect patients, families, caregivers and the public with vital educational resources and information to combat brain diseases
The Nobel committee in Stockholm said Prusiner has amassed enough evidence to show that prions cause brain diseases