Until very recently, Parkinson's had been thought a disease that starts in the brain, destroying motion centers and resulting in the tremors and loss of movement. New research published this week in the journal Brain, shows the most common Parkinson's gene mutation may change how immune cells react to generic infections like colds, which in turn trigger the inflammatory reaction in the brain that causes Parkinson's. The research offers a new understanding of Parkinson's disease.
One of the first studies to explore the effects of calorie restriction on humans showed that cutting caloric intake by 15% for 2 years slowed aging and metabolism and protected against age-related disease. The study, which will appear March 22 in the journal Cell Metabolism, found that calorie restriction decreased systemic oxidative stress, which has been tied to age-related neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, as well as cancer, diabetes, and others.
The North-West charity aims to build the world’s first autism assessment and diagnostic centre in Wirral, where biometric technology will be used to measure physiological properties of people with autism.
Caris Life Sciences®, a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced publication of an article that demonstrated the Company’s proprietary ADAPT Biotargeting System™ (ADAPT) significantly out-performed standard HER2 testing in predicting response to trastuzumab (Herceptin®) for breast cancer patients.
An attempt to develop a safe and effective "male pill" is making headway, according to preliminary results of a small study. In a four-week trial of men under 50, an experimental hormone-based birth control pill was found to be "well-tolerated."
Researchers have developed what they have dubbed a ‘brain stethoscope’, a device capable of turning EEG brain wave data into sound. The device is able to detect epileptic seizures that do not result in convulsions.
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