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2011-09-27 12:58:18

A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle.

2011-09-09 13:29:04

The heartbeat is the result of rhythmic contractions of the heart muscle, which are in turn regulated by electrical signals called action potentials.

2011-09-07 19:35:01

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that causes progressive cognitive impairment and memory loss.

2011-09-06 22:12:06

All cells need glucose (sugar) to produce the energy they need to survive.

2011-09-01 16:37:55

Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia among older people.

2011-09-01 15:24:41

Researchers have found that a protein variation linked by some genetic studies to Alzheimer's disease is consistently present in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.

2011-08-30 11:12:55

A gene that governs the flow of potassium in and out of cells in blood vessels could provide a new avenue for controlling blood pressure.

2011-08-29 12:04:04

A molecule which can stop the formation of long protein strands, known as amyloid fibrils, that cause joint pain in kidney dialysis patients has been identified by researchers at the University of Leeds.

2011-08-16 21:13:09

As the gatekeepers of ion flow through cell membranes, ion channels are of key interest in numerous cellular processes.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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