Thursday, December 13, 2018

Autism Researchers Discover Genetic ‘Rosetta Stone’

Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), depending on...

Restricting Late Day Feeding Reduces Appetite, Speeds Weight Loss

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are trying to find out whether changing a person's eating schedule can help them lose weight and burn...

Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke

Popular heartburn drugs — already under investigation for possible links to dementia, kidney and heart problems  — have a new health concern to add...

New Finding May Lead to Effective Therapy for Inflammatory Diseases

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding the workings of the cellular machinery involved in a host of inflammatory diseases. Their discovery opens...

Vitamin B Levels in Pregnancy Linked to Increased Eczema Risk in...

Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age...

Preventing Glaucoma From Worsening with Vitamins and Nutrients

By Amish Doshi, MD, Glaucoma Research Foundation A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is an important part of your...

Zika Virus Linked to Guillain-Barré Syndrome, May Damage Brain And Memory...

  Zika infection was once thought to be a relatively harmless infection. It is particularly feared for its effect on the unborn babies of pregnant...

Deadly New Drug-Resistant Yeast Infection is Spreading

U.S. health officials are warning clinicians across the country to be on the lookout for an emerging, highly fatal form of drug-resistant yeast that so far...

Common Menstrual Pain Reliever Shown to Reverse Alzheimers Disease in Mice

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester report that mefenamic acid, an anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to treat menstrual pain, has successfully reversed symptoms of Alzheimer’s...

Unique Form of Vitamin B3 Restores Mitochondrial Stem Cells to Reduce...

Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is an amazing form of vitamin B3 that has previously been shown in numerous studies to be effective in boosting metabolism....

Higher Levels of Vitamin D Linked to 67 Percent Lower Risk...

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that higher levels of vitamin D – specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D –are associated with a...

Methylene Blue Reverses Human Cell Aging, Treats Progeria Symptoms in New...

University of Maryland (UMD) researchers report that methylene blue (MB), a common chemical with a 120-year-long history of diverse applications, can treat progeria, a rare genetic disease...