Latest Proteopathy Stories

2009-12-04 09:10:30

A major discovery is challenging accepted thinking about amyloids – the fibrous protein deposits associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's – and may open up a potential new area for therapeutics.

2008-11-19 15:11:50

Red wine may be beneficial not only for cardiovascular health, but it may also help guard against Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, in collaboration with the Mt.

2008-10-21 12:00:33

CLARKSBURG, Md., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent team of scientists is leading Alzheimer's disease research in a new, promising direction.

2007-12-22 03:00:08

By Bahat, Gulistan Erten, Nilgun; Saka, Bulent; Uz

2005-09-16 14:09:12

A type of scintigraphy scan may help clinicians properly diagnose and then treat two forms of cardiac amyloidosis, a rare type of heart failure caused by abnormal protein deposition in the heart, according to a new study in the Sept. 20, 2005, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.