1. Alzheimer's Disease: The Tau Protein Connection (2016 Articles)

    Alzheimer's Disease: The Tau Protein Connection (2016 Articles)
    (image via) The Tau protein, as it was discussed in the AD Facts and Statistics post, is the chief component of tangles that appear in the Alzheimer's affected brain. It a hallmark brain abnormality of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The Tau protein maintains the structure of a neuron, including the tiny tube-like structures “microtubules” that deliver nutrients throughout the brain cell. Researchers are looking...
  2. Countdown: 10 Good Fats

    Countdown: 10 Good Fats
    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates Yes, there is such a thing as good fats. 10. Full-Fat Yogurt. Real full fat yogurt is incredibly healthy.its loaded with healthy, probiotic bacteria, that can have powerful effects on your health. studies show that yogurt can lead to major improvements in digestive health, and may even help fight...
  3. Sugar Facts: Part 1

    Sugar Facts: Part 1
    Not All Sugars Are the Same People often think that the word “sugar” means table sugar. Although it does, the word “sugar” can also refer to many other types of sugars as well, including fructose, galactose, glucose, lactose, maltose, and sucrose (the table sugar mentioned above). These sugars are found naturally in fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, as well as...
  4. 2016 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

    2016 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures
    The information below was made available by the Alzheimer's Association in the United States. They highlight the 2016 Alzheimer facts and figures and how it affects the people in our nation financially and personally, as caregivers, providers, patients, and victims. There is also information on AD Milestones as well as some details on current research. In the United States As...
  5. National Cancer Moonshot Initiative (2016) - Announced: Blue Ribbon Panel

    National Cancer Moonshot Initiative (2016) - Announced: Blue Ribbon Panel
    Themes the Blue Ribbon Panel will discuss in the coming months: cancer vaccines highly sensitive approaches to early detection advances in immunotherapy and combination therapies single cell genomic profiling of cancer cells and cells in the tumor microenvironment enhanced data sharing new approaches to treating pediatric cancers   The Blue Ribbon Panel as announced on April 4th 2016: Tyler Jacks...
  6. Top 5 Molecular Biology and Genetics Universities in the World

    Top 5 Molecular Biology and Genetics Universities in the World
    With great discoveries precedes a solid educational foundation. Compiling a list of the top 5 molecular biology and genetics universities in the world takes in a variety of factors such as awards given, reputation, number of papers cited, and more. Keeping all of these factors in mind, here are the top 5 molecular biology and genetics universities in the world...
  7. Top 10 Health Facts about Food

    Top 10 Health Facts about Food
    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates Here are 10 fun health facts about food. You may or may not have known them, and they may keep you well! 1) Cinnamon is a big circulatory system helper. Cinnamon is the potent antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of blood clots, control blood sugar and...
  8. Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World

    Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World
    Here is a countdown of the Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World affecting humans everywhere. The information presented here has been compiled via the World Health Organization (WHO)'s reported data. 10. Preterm Birth Complications Although not a disease, an estimated 1 million infants are lost to due to pre-maturity and low birth weight. Most deaths occur after the first week...
  9. The Role of E-64D in Amyloid Plaque Prevention

    The Role of E-64D in Amyloid Plaque Prevention
    Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by accumulation of a variety of amyloid beta (Aβ) peptides as oligomers (twisted tangles of protein) and amyloid plaques (abnormal clusters of protein fragments) in the brain. These are factors involved in neuronal loss and memory deficits over time. The neurotoxic Aβ peptides are created when enzymes cleave a large protein called amyloid precursor protein (APP...

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