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Toxin that plays key role in triggering Parkinson’s disease identified


February 11th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that a toxin produced by the brain is responsible for the series of cellular events that lead to Parkinson's disease.After research in an animal ... Read more...

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Black raspberries ‘highly effective in preventing colorectal cancer’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that eating black raspberries could reduce your risk of getting colon cancer.Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago reported that compounds found ... Read more...

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Proteins linked to memory loss in Alzheimer’s identified


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists from Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) have identified specific proteins that might lead to memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.Three proteins EIF2AK2, DYRK1A and AKAP13 have been ... Read more...

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2 proteins in cardiovascular system pose a double whammy in Alzheimer’’s


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has identified two proteins that cause patients with Alzheimer''s disease to face the double whammy of a lessened blood flow in the brain and ... Read more...

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Early exposure to environmental toxins makes monkeys Alzheimers-prone later in life


January 2nd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 2 (ANI): A report issued by the Society for Neuroscience suggests that early exposure to environmental toxins may lead to Alzheimers disease much later in life.The finding is based on ... Read more...

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