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A NYU medical research team has uncovered a mechanism hat instigates inflammation Alzheimer’s atherosclerosis and type-2 diabetes. Published in Nature Immunology, the findings suggest that there is a shared biochemical thread between the two diseases and that new methods of therapy could successfully manage the chronic inflammation in these diseases without damaging the body’s immune system.
A new study from researchers at Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital demonstrates that memory pathology in older test mice diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can actually be reversed with proper treatment.
Heart failure patients are surviving their conditions more often, but a worrisome study shows that they are increasingly likely to develop cancer. According to an online study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , this disturbing trend could actually be due to side effects of treatments and simply the fact that their medical surveillance has increased.
More than anything else, successful health and wellbeing is all about lifestyle choices, and can rarely be narrowed down to a simple diet change. That being said, seeing what works for others is a fun way to get inspiration to make your own healthy lifestyle and diet goals.
German and UK-based researchers have recently affirmed that a protein, well established for the role it plays in the development of Alzheimer’s disease also, controls muscle development and leads to incapacitated movement in mice when the protein was treated with inhibitors or absent. Published in The EMBO Journal, the results suggest that medication, currently in development, that targets the beta-secretase-1 protein, may produce side effects that may impede movement.
The United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization made an interesting proposal this week regarding global food insecurity and the evolving obesity epidemic.
A bizarre expression of affection in Japan, known as oculolinctus, is resulting a massive rise in eye infections on a national scale. So what exactly is oculolinctus? Eyeball licking! Yes, seriously.