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2014-07-10 12:16:31

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council A network of signals active in almost all types of cancer sends the protein factories in our cells into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumor's uncontrolled growth, new research suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible for ratcheting up activity of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) – the cellular factory that makes the building blocks cancer cells need to keep...

2014-05-15 23:16:02

The newest trend for skin care is Phytoceramides, so skin can replenish itself naturally from the inside-out. Phytoceramides make a difference for aging skin, says Sublime Beauty®. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The latest anti-aging phenomenon is here, and it is called Phytoceramides, says Sublime Beauty®. Phytoceramides are natural plant-derived ceramide capsules (identical to human ceramides.) taken orally. Ceramides make up 40% of our skin and are responsible for...

2014-05-13 16:28:03

"Phytoceramides", this complex sounding word that has been heard everywhere recently, describes the newest innovation in anti-aging skin supplement. MIAMI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What exactly are Phytoceramides and why is everyone talking about them? According to PhytoPearl's spokesperson, the enthusiasm for these wonder compounds has been growing since they started being called "the natural alternative to a facelift". Here are the facts and the science behind all the excitement: Photo...

2014-04-28 08:32:28

MIAMI, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one cause of dry, damaged skin in mature adults is a decrease in ceramides production, which undermines the most important functions of the body's largest organ. All-natural health product manufacturer Aveya Beauty (http://aveyabeauty.com/) has engineered a safe and powerfully effective solution to this seemingly impossible problem: Phytoceramides Made From Sweet Potatoes, a new oral supplement that's captured the imagination of health-...

2013-09-23 23:02:45

MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the ceramide (CAS 100403-19-8) market prepared by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the ceramide (CAS 100403-19-8) market prepared by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. The newly published report “Ceramide (CAS 100403-19-8) Market Research Report 2013” grants access to the top-quality information on the...

By Keeping Their 'Antennae' Up, Lipid Helps Cells Find Their Way
2012-07-09 15:07:12

A lipid that helps lotion soften the skin also helps cells find and stay in the right location in the body by ensuring they keep their "antennae" up, scientists report. Each cell has an antenna, or cilium, that senses the environment then determines where to go and what to do when it arrives, said Dr. Erhard Bieberich, biochemist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University. "A cell is blind; it does not see, it does not feel; it doesn't know where it is,"...

2012-05-22 21:52:09

When brain cells start oozing too much of the amyloid protein that is the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, the astrocytes that normally nourish and protect them deliver a suicide package instead, researchers report. Amyloid is excreted by all neurons, but rates increase with aging and dramatically accelerate in Alzheimer's. Astrocytes, which deliver blood, oxygen and nutrients to neurons in addition to hauling off some of their garbage, get activated and inflamed by excessive amyloid....

2011-10-05 15:15:42

Johns Hopkins-led research suggests levels of certain fats in blood might predict rate of cognitive decline A team of scientists, led by Johns Hopkins researchers, say they may have found a way to predict how quickly patients with Alzheimer´s disease (AD) will lose cognitive function by looking at ratios of two fatty compounds in their blood. The finding, they say, could provide useful information to families and caregivers, and might also suggest treatment targets for this...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Swanson Cosmetic Science, a Swanson Health Products brand, has expanded their health and beauty line to include the dietary supplement Ceramides from Lipowheatâ“ž¢ to defend skin against the visible signs of aging. Fargo, ND (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 Ceramides, a trendy ingredient in high-end cosmetics and topical skin care products, are the essential lipids on the surface of the skin which work to defend against visible signs of aging. As skin ages, it uses the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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