Latest Ceramide Stories

2011-10-05 15:15:42

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.

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„¢ 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.

2011-02-22 16:56:38

Nanotechnology may open a new door on the treatment of liver cancer.

2010-12-29 14:03:37

A team of Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has discovered that a protein involved in cystic fibrosis (CF) also regulates inflammation and cell death in emphysema and may be responsible for other chronic lung diseases.

2010-09-07 19:08:28

Retinoic acid (RA), a natural derivative of vitamin A, is the basis of a number of treatments against cancer.

2010-05-27 09:14:52

The dietary supplement CDP-choline, sold as a brain-boosting agent and under study for stroke and traumatic brain injury, may block skull and brain damage that can result from alcohol consumption early in pregnancy.

2009-11-02 12:38:32

Genetic defect inhibits fruit flies from being able to store fat -- are there parallels to humans?

2008-06-16 09:00:17

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Man-made fat molecules injected into mice have reduced the size of pancreatic, prostate and breast tumors with little or no effect on normal cells.

2005-12-02 11:37:55

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers studying the enzyme that triggers inflammation have found that it may be a target for a new class of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat arthritis, asthma, multiple sclerosis, lung and colon cancers and Alzheimer’s disease.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.