Browsing posts tagged: EARLY
Ataxia mouse model: Eye blink conditioning for early diagnosis of human disease SCA6

Scientists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum established a mouse model for the human disease SCA6. SCA6 is characterised by movement deficits and caused by similar genetic alterations as Chorea Huntington. The mouse model will be used to investigate the disease mechanisms. Experiments suggest that an impairment of eye blink conditioning could be an early disease symptom. […]

Early movers: MRK, GE, EXE, XRX, GOOGL, AAPL, FB & more

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Merck — The drugmaker earned an adjusted 93 cents per share for the second quarter, two cents a share above estimates. Revenue beat forecasts, and Merck also raised the lower end of its full-year guidance. Cigna — The insurance company reported quarterly profit of $1.98 […]