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2014-08-04 08:57:44

MPG Max Planck researchers show that two products of the gene DJ-1 can increase the survival of neurons Parkinson’s disease affects neurons in the Substantia nigra brain region – their mitochondrial activity ceases and the cells die. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics show that supplying D-lactate or glycolate, two products of the gene DJ-1, can stop and even counteract this process: Adding the substances to cultured HeLa cells and to...

2014-07-23 12:24:46

Environmental Group Applauds Agency for Rejecting Emergency Propazine Use, Warns Agency of Foreseeable Dangers of Toxic Treadmill Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied an emergency application to use a hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, after groups representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests urged the agency to reject the request based on...

2014-07-07 23:06:04

Homeostatic cannabinoid science is the theme for a World Cup edition noting ten new research articles from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed). Publius of The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011) provides the voice and “Yes We Can” expectations highlighting cannabinoid news for our health and wellness. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 “Paraquat, Indole and Mitochondria?” opened Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not soccer superstars; the answer is a...

2014-07-07 12:22:02

DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report entitled, "Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2, 4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), by Mode of Action (Selective & Non-selective) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019", the Herbicides Market is projected to grow from $21,065.2 Million in 2013 to $29,976.1 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 to...

2014-03-12 23:02:51

MarketReportsChina.com offers "China Herbicide Trade Flows Analysis Edition (1)" and "Herbicide Product Structure in China Edition (1)" market research reports, published in Feb 2014, in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 During 2013, in China, the output of herbicides kept increasing due to the rising demand from domestic and overseas markets. China’s herbicide export experienced a significant growth in 2013, mainly on account of the policies issued this...

2014-02-20 16:21:16

DUBLIN, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lcmtg/herbicides_china) has announced the addition of the "Latest News from the Chinese Herbicides Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lcmtg/herbicides_china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Herbicide is the best performing sector in domestic pesticide industry this year. According...

Potential Link Between Fungus And Parkinson’s Disease Discovered
2013-11-12 07:11:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An organic compound that is often emitted by fungi has been found to cause symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in fruit flies, and could be linked to the neurodegenerative condition in humans, researchers claim in the Monday’s edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Arati Inamdar and Joan Bennett of Rutgers University and their colleagues report that they had discovered a link between the...

Exposure To Pesticides Increases Risk Of Developing Parkinson's Disease
2013-05-28 13:29:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In what might be considered cause for concern among farm workers — a new research review in the journal Neurology has found a link between Parkinson´s disease and exposure to chemical weed or bug killers. The review included over 100 studies from around the world and calculated between a 33 to 80 percent increased risk of developing the disorder as exposure to certain weed or bug killers increased. Prolonged exposure to the...

Fruit Flies Enjoy Longer Life With Acai Berries
2012-08-22 14:42:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Emory University recently discovered that acai has the ability to counteract oxidative stress and lengthen the lifespan of fruit flies. In the study, the scientists studied an acai berry product that could lengthen the lives of fruit flies. The health of the fruit flies was originally affected by oxidative stress, but certain conditions of a simple sugar diet and acai supplementation tripled the flies´...

2011-10-07 11:01:36

Published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease A new study in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease shows for the first time the effects of α-Synuclein (α-syn) gene multiplication on mitochondrial function and susceptibility to oxidative stress in human tissue. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been frequently implicated in the neurodegenerative process that underlies Parkinson's disease, but the basis for this has not been fully understood. Investigators from The...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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