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Researchers Find Alzheimer’s Biomarkers
2013-05-01 14:21:32

Australian researchers have reported significant progress in developing a biomarker blood test that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s in an individual as much as 17 years before symptoms appear.

2013-04-22 08:20:01

New IBN Peptides May Help Researchers Combat Alzheimer's, Diabetes and CancerSingapore, Apr 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Amyloids, or fibrous aggregates of abnormally folded

2013-04-19 17:55:22

Scientists have revealed how a bacterial enzyme has evolved an energy-efficient method to move long distances along DNA.

2013-04-18 21:49:11

Evidence indicates that the accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins, which form the plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, is critical for the development of Alzheimer's disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans.

2013-04-05 23:04:26

A recent CBS News article highlights the potential anti-aging benefits provided by resveratrol, a compound found in red wine. Dr.

2013-03-14 18:11:55

Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells.

2013-03-08 12:12:24

A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.

Human Genetic Mutation Discovery Could Lead To New Treatments For Type 1 Diabetes
2013-03-05 12:58:58

In type 1 diabetes, the immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, but the precise cause has not been clear.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.