Neuroscience

Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer's disease

A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders contributes to the acceleration of Alzheimer's disease, a new study led by researchers at the University of South Florida ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Reducing harmful proteins in the fight against dementia

We probably all know someone who has dementia. By 2025, there will be 1 million people affected by it in the UK. Alzheimer's disease is well known as the most common cause of dementia. But what about the third most common ...

Cancer

Cannabinoid compounds may inhibit growth of colon cancer cells

Medical marijuana has gained attention in recent years for its potential to relieve pain and short-term anxiety and depression. Now, Penn State College of Medicine researchers say some cannabinoid compounds may actually inhibit ...

Medical research

Study examines live birth rates following in vitro fertilization

Thirty years ago last summer, the world's first "test-tube" baby was born, and since then more than 1 million infants have been successfully conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF), the technique in which a woman's ...

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