A study of how the adult brain functions.
Strokes are usually, but not always, debilitating. This is the case of an Argentinian woman who suffered multiple strokes which, in many ways, had no effect on her daily functioning. (altro…)
How eating less can slow the aging process: Recent research shows why calorie reduction in mice gave them longer and healthier lives.
Multi-billion-dollar industries, with their moisturizers, only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper, at cellular level. (altro…)
Cellular recycling process linked to beneficial effects of enduring mild stress, which has a positive effect on people’s lives.
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have found that this cellular process, called autophagy (the key to extending lifespan), is also critical to the benefits of temporary stress. The study creates new avenues to pursue treatments for neurological disorders such as Huntington’s disease. (altro…)
Research has found that married people are healthier than those who are single, divorced or widowed.
Recent research at Carnegie Mellon University provides the first biological evidence to explain how marriage impacts health.
Breaking news from the Medical Research team at Southampton University, in the UK:
Scientists, led by Professor Aymen Al.Shamkhani, have discovered a potential way of boosting the immune system’s memory to fight cancer. The answer would seem to lie in the AKt protein which acts as a catalyst on the function of the cytotoxic T cells. (altro…)
A strange case of nocturnal paralysis: During the day, 13-year-old Shoaib Ahmed and his brother 9-year-old brother Abdul Rasheed, are like any other kids. But when the sun sets, they become paralysed and unable to move or speak again until the sun rises. (altro…)
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