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Two Teaspoons Of Nuts Really Boost: Brain Function

Dementia is a cruel disease that robs people of their memory, their judgement and their identity. Unfortunately, there is no cure, and in the past few years; a number of clinical trials for new dementia drugs have failed; the latest being Biogen’s drug aducanumab. Without any effective treatments on the horizon; most people’s best hope…

Cyberbullying

Keep Your Kids Safe From Cyberbullying

No type of bullying is acceptable, but cyberbullying can harder for parents to spot because it takes place via cellphone, computer or tablet, often through social media. Cyberbullying can be a hateful text message or post of embarrassing pictures, videos and even fake profiles of the victim. Victims are often bullied in person, too, and…

Therapy For Melanoma

Researchers Have Identified Biomarker And New Therapy For Melanoma.

Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor is the most characterized member of the MIT family. Its gene resides at the mi locus in mice, and its protumorogenic targets include factors involved in cell death, DNA replication, repair, mitosis, microRNA production, membrane trafficking, mitochondrial metabolism, and much more. Mutation of this gene results in deafness, bone loss, small eyes, and poorly pigmented eyes…

Sports

Exercise Adds Up To Big Brain Boosts

Anyone who trains for a marathon knows that individual running workouts; add up over time to yield a big improvement in physical fitness. So, it should not be surprising that the cognitive benefits from workouts also accumulate to yield long-term cognitive gains. Yet, until now, there was has been little research to describe and support…

Space exploration

Space Exploration Connected To Quality Of Life On Earth

Space exploration has always been concomitant with the goal of enhancing the quality of life on Earth; facilitating human development. It is obvious that today any progress in space exploration or achievement of ambitious goals; is hardly possible without international cooperation from both financial and technological point of view. Therefore, only by consolidating our efforts;…

Radiodaognosis

New GoPro For Studies Of Brain Disease In Living Mice

Working with mice, a team of Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has developed a relatively inexpensive, portable mini microscope that could improve scientists’ ability to image the effects of cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions in the brains of living and active mice over time. The device; which measures less than 5 cubic centimeters, is…

Bones And Joints

The Obesity Epidemic Is Toll On Bones And Joints

Doctors advised Baranec to lose weight to relieve the stress on her knees. She went on the first of many diets, started working out, and lost 50 pounds. But eventually, her knees hurt too much to continue exercising and her weight increased. “I’d visit different doctors looking for a solution to my knee pain. See…

Gastroenterology

Colorectal Cancer Increase In Younger Adults

Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2019, there will be 145,600 new cases of the disease and 51,020 deaths across the United States, making it the fourth most diagnosed form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer mortality. Diagnosis…

Intravenous Immunoglobulin

Intravenous Immunoglobulin Plus Cyclosporine Boosts Heart Outcomes

Adding cyclosporine to intravenous immunoglobulin  (IVIG) may prevent adverse coronary artery outcomes in Kawasaki disease patients at risk of not responding to IVIG alone, researchers say. Genetic studies have indicated possible involvement of the up regulated calcium-nuclear factor of activated T cells pathway in the pathogenesis of Kawasaki disease. They aimed to assess safety and…

Dementia Risk

No Link Between Smoking And Increased Dementia Risk

There appears to no causal link between smoking and dementia; new research suggests. Investigators followed over 500 senior adults for an average of 11 years; analyzing the potential association between smoking and dementia and adjusting for the competing risk of death without dementia. Although smoking was with earlier death, it was not with dementia findings…

Diabetes

Testosterone Prevents Progression To Diabetes In Hypogonadal Men

Men with hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency; are at increased risk for developing insulin resistance (IR) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). Although the relationship between testosterone levels and T2D may by intra-abdominal (visceral) fat, other data suggest that testosterone deficiency is associated with T2D independently of BMI; waist circumference (a surrogate of visceral…

The brains

The Brain Starts To Register Gender And Age

The brains are incredibly good at processing faces, and even have specific regions specialized for this function. But what face dimensions are we observing? Do they observe general properties first; then look at the details? Or are dimensions such as gender or other identity details decoded interdependently? the response of the brain to faces in…