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Expert Exchange: KCU Professor Developing Innovative Test for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease
Expert Exchange: KCU Professor Developing Innovative Test for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease

Sometimes researchers are confronted with daunting challenges when studying an incurable disease and subsequently turn their attention to something else that may yield resu…

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Scientists at KU Alzheimer's Disease Center Make Progress on Research
Scientists at KU Alzheimer's Disease Center Make Progress on Research

Local researchers are doing their part to battle Alzheimer’s Disease. Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with the deadly, incurable disease. Resear…

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4-Year-Old Patient Will Lose All Neurological Function; Children's Mercy Finding Answers for Rare Disease
4-Year-Old Patient Will Lose All Neurological Function; Children's Mercy Finding Answers for Rare Disease

With her beautiful blue eyes, feathery blonde hair and a smile that just won’t quit, Emerson Schrivener looks like a healthy 4-year-old.

But looks can be deceiving. Her …

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K-State Collaborates to Study Aging Brain
K-State Collaborates to Study Aging Brain

As we age, we naturally experience cognitive declines. We might forget where we parked our car or what we had for breakfast yesterday. But we also gain more experience and …

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Q & A: KU Medical Center Professor Says KCMD Will Accelerate Cures
Q & A: KU Medical Center Professor Says KCMD Will Accelerate Cures

The University of Kansas Medical Center recently spoke with Mazen Dimachkie, M.D., professor of neurology, about the Kansas City Consortium on Musculoskeletal Diseases. A f…

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What Does COVID-19 Do to the Brain?
What Does COVID-19 Do to the Brain?

Stroke, delirium, anxiety, confusion, fatigue – the list goes on. If you think Covid-19 is just a respiratory disease, think again.
As each week passes, it is becoming inc…

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