Neuroscience

Antioxidant cocktail key to preventing Alzheimer's

Research from The University of Western Australia has found a diet rich in nutrients and antioxidants may prevent or even reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Diabetes

Could acupuncture help ward off diabetes?

It's been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of illnesses—and now acupuncture could also help fight one of the 21st century's biggest health challenges.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depressive disorders can lead to changes in immune cells

Loss of interest, joylessness, lack of drive and increased fatigability—all these complaints are among the main symptoms of depression, a mental illness affecting an estimated 5% of the population in Germany. Pathophysiological ...

Medical research

A potential therapy for one of the leading causes of heart disease

Calcific aortic valve disease is not only the most common valve disease in the elderly, it's also the third leading cause of heart disease overall. For those affected, calcium starts to accumulate in their heart valves and ...

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