News tagged with biological chemistry
Natural chemicals found in green tea and red wine may disrupt a key step of the Alzheimer's disease pathway, according to new research from the University of Leeds.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 05, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 0 |
A new class of drug developed at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine shows early promise of being a one-size-fits-all therapy for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and traumatic ...
Neuroscience Jul 24, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, is proving effective at preventing clumping of a protein involved in Parkinson's disease, says a Michigan State University researcher.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center say they have new evidence that challenges scientific dogma involving two fatal neurodegenerative diseases—amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and frontotemporal ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at Lund University have discovered a new function for vitamin C. Treatment with vitamin C can dissolve the toxic protein aggregates that build up in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The research findings are ...
Medical research Aug 18, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein ...
Cancer Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A steak slapped onto a hot barbecue will leave the meat with black grill lines that add flavor and aroma, but the chemicals contained in charred, seared and fried foods may over time kick-start ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a group of what have been considered relatively minor regulators in the body that band together to suppress the ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The memory of the human immune system is critical for the development of vaccines. Only if the body recognizes a pathogen with which it has already come into contact in the case of a second infection, the ...
Immunology Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
We're all fatheads. That is, our brain cells are packed with fat molecules, more of them than almost any other cell type. Still, if the brain cells' fat content gets too high, they'll be in trouble. In a recent study in mice, ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new class of anti-cancer drugs which control the growth and spread of cancers and do so with minimal side effects is being developed by researchers at the University of Sydney.
Cancer May 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a joint study, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have established a new class of anti-diabetic compound that targets a unique molecular switch.
Medical research Sep 04, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The most common breast cancer uses the most efficient, powerful food delivery system known in human cells and blocking that system kills it, researchers report.
Cancer Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |