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Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Cells May Be Therapeutic Targets For Alzheimer's Disease
2013-12-13 14:28:51

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. The results published in Nature Communications suggest that blood vessel cells called pericytes may provide novel targets for treatments and diagnoses. "This study helps show how the brain's vascular system may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease," said study leader Berislav V....

2013-12-05 23:28:24

Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Well-known star Hugh Jackman recently publicized his...

2013-11-29 23:04:59

Renowned dermatology expert Mitchel Goldman, MD, responds to the movie star’s revelation that he was diagnosed with a common form of skin cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The public knows Australian actor Hugh Jackman for his movie roles as comic book superhero Wolverine, however, his recently announced cancer scare shows that he is not as invincible as his onscreen alter-ego. On his Instagram account, Hugh Jackman shared with his fans that he had a mark on his nose that...

2013-11-11 13:14:01

More damage seen when FOXO3 suppressed, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology New data suggest that the transcription factor FOXO3 may protect against alcohol-induced liver injury. Researchers determined that alcohol given to mice deficient in FOXO3 caused severe liver injury resembling human alcoholic hepatitis. Further they found that although hepatitis C virus (HCV) and alcohol independently activated FOXO3, in combination they suppressed FOXO3, reduced expression of...

2013-11-07 23:34:09

Solex LLC. (http://www.solex-biomedical.com) has licensed a peptide-based technology for the diagnostic visualization of amyloid burden in patients with amyloid-related diseases by using molecular imaging techniques. This 31 amino acid, synthetic peptide p5 can be easily produced for human use, and can be used in most hospitals world wide for the detection of Amyloidosis. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Solex LLC. has licensed a peptide-based technology for the diagnostic...

2013-11-04 13:46:24

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, together with researchers at the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology, have made a discovery that may lead to the curing of diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (the so called mad cow disease) through photo therapy. The researchers discovered, as they show in the journal Nature Photonics, that it is possible to distinguish aggregations of the proteins, believed to cause the diseases, from the...

2013-10-30 11:00:30

Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. In patients with more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, the researchers also found an even stronger correlation between obesity and mortality. This study included 751 Kaiser Permanente patients with prostate cancer who...

2013-10-29 23:00:25

The writing on the site Healthreviewcenter.com releases 20 home remedies for fatty liver that people should take to get rid of this condition. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com covers 2 parts, introducing 20 useful home remedies for fatty liver that people should take to live a healthy life. These home remedies are really suitable and effective for those people who want to relieve fatty liver disease without using costly and harmful...

2013-10-02 13:09:58

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) leads to remission for 91 percent of patients with dysplastic Barrett's esophagus, according to new figures published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. Dysplastic Barrett's esophagus is the most serious grade of the condition in which precancerous cells are detected in the esophagus. "In order to make appropriate informed decisions about the use of radiofrequency...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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