Novel gene for Alzheimer’s disease in women identified

Journal Reference: Jaeyoon Chung, Anjali Das, Xinyu Sun, Débora R. Sobreira, Yuk Yee Leung, Catherine Igartua, Sahar Mozaffari, Yi‐Fan Chou, Sam Thiagalingam, Jesse Mez, Xiaoling Zhang, Gyungah R. Jun, Thor D. Stein, Brian W. Kunkle, Eden R. Martin, Margaret A. Pericak‐Vance, Richard Mayeux, Jonathan L. Haines, Gerard D. Schellenberg, Marcelo A. Nobrega, Kathryn L. Lunetta, … Read more

Scientists warn of links between soil pollution and heart disease

Journal Reference: Thomas Münzel, Omar Hahad, Andreas Daiber, Philip J. Landrigan. Soil and water pollution and human health: what should cardiologists worry about? Cardiovascular Research, 2022; DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvac082 “Soil contamination is a less visible danger to human health than dirty air,” said author Professor Thomas Münzel of the University Medical Center Mainz, Germany. “But evidence … Read more

Optical fiber imaging method advances studies of Alzheimer’s disease

Journal Reference: Benjamin Lochocki, Max M. Verweg, Jeroen J. M. Hoozemans, Johannes F. de Boer, Lyubov Amitonova. Epi-fluorescence imaging of the human brain though a multimode fiber. APL Photonics, 2022; DOI: 10.1063/5.0080672 “The ultrathin multimode fiber would easily fit into an acupuncture needle, and we know these needles can be inserted into anyone’s body with … Read more

Emilia Clarke suffered from aphasia, Bruce Willis’ disease: “I asked the doctors to let me die”

Emilia Clarke suffered from aphasia Bruce Willis disease I asked

Bruce Willis retires from the world of interpretation after 30 years of experience. This has been communicated by the family of the action film icon, who used social networks to announce the reason that led the interpreter to make this difficult decision. The actor suffers from aphasia, a disorder that causes the loss of the … Read more

Brad Pitt, confessing the disease: “I don’t recognize people’s faces.” What is prosopagnosia

Brad Pitt confessing the disease I dont recognize peoples faces

Brad Pitt shocks his fans. After declaring that he feels at the end of his career, making it clear that his withdraw is approaching, here is another piece of news that leaves you speechless. In an interview with GQ, the Hollywood actor reveals he suffers from one disease which prevents him … Read more

Modeling a devastating childhood disease on a chip

Journal Reference: Bein, A., Fadel, C.W., Swenor, B. et al. Nutritional deficiency in an intestine-on-a-chip recapitulates injury hallmarks associated with environmental enteric dysfunction. Nat. Biomed. Eng, 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41551-022-00899-x Now, a team of researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University has created an in vitro human model of EED in a microengineered Intestine Chip … Read more

Flu vaccination linked to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Journal Reference: Avram S. Bukhbinder, Yaobin Ling, Omar Hasan, Xiaoqian Jiang, Yejin Kim, Kamal N. Phelps, Rosemarie E. Schmandt, Albert Amran, Ryan Coburn, Srivathsan Ramesh, Qian Xiao, Paul E. Schulz. Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Following Influenza Vaccination: A Claims-Based Cohort Study Using Propensity Score Matching. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-220361 Research led … Read more

Lipidomics provides new biomarkers for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes

Journal Reference: Fabian Eichelmann, Laury Sellem, Clemens Wittenbecher, Susanne Jäger, Olga Kuxhaus, Marcela Prada, Rafael Cuadrat, Kim G. Jackson, Julie A. Lovegrove, Matthias B. Schulze. Deep Lipidomics in Human Plasma – Cardiometabolic Disease Risk and Effect of Dietary Fat Modulation. Circulation, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.056805 Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for … Read more

Researchers investigate connection between loss of motivation and Alzheimer’s disease progression

Journal Reference: Changyong Guo, Di Wen, Yihong Zhang, Richie Mustaklem, Basil Mustaklem, Miou Zhou, Tao Ma, Yao-Ying Ma. Amyloid-β oligomers in the nucleus accumbens decrease motivation via insertion of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors. Molecular Psychiatry, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41380-022-01459-0 The study, led by Yao-Ying Ma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, was recently featured in … Read more

New miniature heart could help speed heart disease cures

Journal Reference: Christos Michas, M. Çağatay Karakan, Pranjal Nautiyal, Jonathan G. Seidman, Christine E. Seidman, Arvind Agarwal, Kamil Ekinci, Jeroen Eyckmans, Alice E. White, Christopher S. Chen. Engineering a living cardiac pump on a chip using high-precision fabrication. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (16) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abm3791 Now, an interdisciplinary team of engineers, biologists, and geneticists has … Read more

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