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Authorities are investigating rice mills in southern China following tests that found almost half of the staple grain in one of the country's largest cities was contaminated with a toxic metal.
Health 4 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have pinpointed a catalytic trigger for the onset of Alzheimer's disease – when the fundamental structure of a protein molecule changes to cause a chain reaction that leads to the death of neurons ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia 23 hours ago | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease in the brains of mice. This finding provides the basis to plan ...
Genetics May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A common cancer pathway causing tumor growth is now being targeted by a number of new cancer drugs and shows promising results. A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
They identified blood-based biological markers that are associated with the build up of a toxic protein in the brain which occurs years before symptoms appear and irreversible brain damage has occurred.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adding more color to your diet in the form of berries is encouraged by many nutrition experts. The protective effect of berries against inflammation has been documented in many studies. Diets supplemented with blueberries ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
A bizarre twist on the usual way proteins are made may explain mysterious symptoms in the grandparents of some children with mental disabilities.
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Tokyo have uncovered the physical layout of a transmembrane protein that the tiny organism Archaea relies on to keep toxins out of its cells. The protein, ...
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
University of Southampton biological scientists are leading a major research project aimed at making drugs more effective.
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The latest research into the intricate processes that let substances into and out of cells will help to lay the foundations for the next generation of therapies for major diseases.
Medical research Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified a new way of killing cancer cells in patients with a certain kind of leukaemia, which could lead to the development of safer anti-leukaemic drugs.
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research led by Minghao Jin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, has found a protein that protects retinal photoreceptor ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study found no evidence to support concerns that abnormal neurodegenerative disease proteins are "infectious" or transmitted from animals to humans or from one person to another.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In their quest for new agents, pharmaceutical researchers test millions of substances all over the world. They like using color-forming reactions to identify new molecules. However, in intensively colored ...
Cancer Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting over 35 million people worldwide. It is generally assumed that the clumping of beta-amyloid (Aß) protein causes neuronal loss in patients. Medication focuses ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0