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2012-06-19 11:23:40

In Huntington's disease, abnormally long strands of glutamine in the huntingtin (Htt) protein, called polyglutamines, cause subtle changes in cellular functions that lead to neurodegeneration and death.

2012-06-19 11:10:05

A new study shows that the compound Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ) reduces oxidative damage, a key finding that hints at its potential to slow the progression of Huntington disease.

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2012-05-29 20:14:01

NASA has been in the field of space sciences for 53-years, but the space agency may be diving into the world of cosmetics unexpectedly.

2012-05-28 05:35:49

A new study shows that oxidative stress may put obese patients at an increased risk of developing kidney damage after heart surgery.

2012-05-25 10:40:01

Acute kidney injury affects 5% to 30% of heart surgery patients.

Potential Dark Side To Diets High In Beta-Carotene
2012-05-01 12:08:08

New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .

2012-04-26 10:18:15

Government regulators and the scientific community should work to ensure that they give clear guidance to the public about dietary supplements and cancer risk.

2012-04-26 09:23:08

Sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited condition that causes red blood cells to sometimes deform into a crescent shape, affects an estimated 100,000 Americans, typically those of African descent.

2012-02-06 09:00:00

A newly published study, investigating the proper blood vessel formation (angiogenesis), implicates a specific factor (Nrf2) in premature aging of the blood vessels, as well as their improper

2012-02-02 22:41:13

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that certain cells circulating in human blood – so-called monocytes – are extremely sensitive to reactive oxygen species (ROS).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.