Increasing glutathione levels lowers Alzheimer’s pathology and improves cognitive decline

Australian researchers have shown that a dietary supplement that increases the levels of a powerful antioxidant in the brain may represent a novel strategy for the treatment and/or prevention of cognitive impairment and debilitating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Findings of the study were recently published in Neurochemistry International. A team of researchers from […]

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Excess fatty tissue accumulated in the neck increases the chances of suffering heart problems, according to a new study

Researchers from the University of Granada warn that an accumulation of fatty tissue in the neck (both the double chin and the deeper deposits, located between muscles and around the cervical vertebrae) is a predictor of central and overall adiposity, cardiometabolic risk, and a pro-inflammatory profile in sedentary young adults. Traditionally, the accumulation of visceral […]

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Study analyzes the risk genetic factors shared between ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders

People with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs) share about the 80% of genetic variants associated with aggressive and antisocial behaviors. This is one of the conclusions of a study published in the journal Nature Communications which counts on the participation of professor Bru Cormand, from the Faculty of Biology […]

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Blood-clotting protein plays key role in central nervous system b-cell lymphoma

In people with central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma, cancerous B cells—a type of white blood cell—accumulate to form tumors in the brain or spinal cord, often in close proximity to blood vessels. This disease is quite rare, but individuals who are affected have limited treatment options and often experience recurrence. Previous research has linked the […]

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