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New treatment stops progression of Alzheimer’s disease in aged monkeys

NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine | 06-15-2021

A new therapy prompts immune cells to clear misfolded toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and stops disease progression in aged monkeys. …

Clinical trial shows cell therapy improves clinical outcomes in heart failure

University of Louisville | 06-14-2021

Phase 2 trial shows autologous cell therapy reduces hospitalizations and improves quality of life in heart failure patients. …

Lipophilic statin use linked to increased risk of dementia

SNMMI | 06-14-2021

In patients with mild cognitive impairment, taking lipophilic statins more than doubles their risk of developing dementia. …

Toward the first drug to treat a rare, lethal liver cancer

Rockefeller University | 06-14-2021

Researchers used an expedited approach to identify a few classes of therapeutics that destroy a deadly liver cancer, fibrolamellar carcinoma …

Targeted drug found effective in thwarting pancreatic cancer

Virginia Commonwealth University | 06-14-2021

Preclinical study identifies a novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors that are addicted to the cancer-causing mutant KRAS gene. …

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids and ultraviolet rays

Massachusetts General Hospital | 06-11-2021

Human health records and studies of lab mice suggest that vitamin D deficiency influences the desire for opioids and sun-seeking behavior. …

An omega-3 fatty acid that’s poison for tumors

UCLouvain | 06-11-2021

Multidisciplinary team discovers the biochemical mechanism that allows docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and other related fatty acids to slow tumor development. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

New treatment stops progression of Alzheimer’s disease in aged monkeys

NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine | 06-15-2021

A new therapy prompts immune cells to clear misfolded toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and stops disease progression in aged monkeys. …

New treatment stops progression of Alzheimer’s disease in aged monkeys

NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine | 06-15-2021

A new therapy prompts immune cells to clear misfolded toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and stops disease progression in aged monkeys. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

An omega-3 fatty acid that’s poison for tumors

UCLouvain | 06-11-2021

Multidisciplinary team discovers the biochemical mechanism that allows docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and other related fatty acids to slow tumor development. …

An omega-3 fatty acid that’s poison for tumors

UCLouvain | 06-11-2021

Multidisciplinary team discovers the biochemical mechanism that allows docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and other related fatty acids to slow tumor development. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine generates robust immune responses against COVID-19 variants

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | 06-09-2021

Study reports on the antibody and cellular immune responses generated by the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. …

Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine generates robust immune responses against COVID-19 variants

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | 06-09-2021

Study reports on the antibody and cellular immune responses generated by the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. …