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Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Neuroscience

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Stanford scientists invent AI that can predict death with up to 90% accuracy

Humans today live a lot longer than they used to. That’s great news, but as modern medical advances are giving patients second chances at living …

How chilly water might change emergency medicine forever

For more than 50 years, doctors have sought to exploit the protective effects of cold on the human body, and therapeutic hypothermia to chill a patient's body temperature by a few degrees is now used for conditions ranging from heart failure to brain injury.<p>But at the University of Maryland in …

Medicine

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path

When it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our …

Newly Discovered Microbe Does Something Textbooks Say Is Impossible: It Lives Without Mitochondria

Cells have adapted to find new ways of life.<p>According to established scientific knowledge, complex cells (called eukaryotic cells) can't survive …

The Red Hot Debate about Transmissible Alzheimer's

In the 25 years that John Collinge has studied neurology, he has seen hundreds of human brains. But the ones he was looking at under the microscope …

Research on mice has shown signs of reversing memory loss by using light to activate cells and help to grow new connections<p>Memories banished by Alzheimer’s can in theory be rescued by stimulating nerve cells to grow new connections, a study has shown.<p>The research, conducted in mice, raises the …

Alzheimer's Disease

27 Spring Wedding Photos That Feel Like A Breath Of Fresh Air

Love in full bloom! 🌸<p>Spring has (almost) sprung!<p>To celebrate the arrival of warmer weather and blooming flowers, we've collected 27 wedding photos that capture the essence of springtime.

Children's Health Insurance Program Ain't Broke

In 1997, 1 in 7 children (or over 14 percent) were living without health insurance coverage in the United States. In response to this crisis, Senators Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) worked together on legislation to expand health coverage to our nation's 10 million uninsured children. …

John Kasich on Social Security cuts: 'Get over it'

<b>Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that a New Hampshire audience member would "get over" cuts to Social Security payments as a result of his reform plan -- and the left is already pouncing on the comment.<p>The Republican presidential candidate was asked about entitlement …

Government

Guessing the twist won’t save you from the horrors of Goodnight Mommy

Squirming just below the surface of <i>Goodnight Mommy</i>, a nerve-shredding new thriller from far-flung Austria, is an almost comically predictable plot …

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Healthy Eating

Scientists map genes at work in human embryos' earliest days

A team of scientists in Sweden has broken open the genetic recipe for a human embryo's first three days of development, chronicling what happens in the crucial hours that follow the union of egg and sperm.<p>The order in which a human's 23,000 genes awaken and start the process of building a person …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Aging brains can't clear out Alzheimer's 'trash' - Futurity

As we age, it takes our brains longer to dispose of a protein called amyloid beta 42, which can clump together to form Alzheimer's plaques.

Alzheimer's Disease

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Medicine

Bushy-Tailed "Sea Bunnies" Are the Cutest Slugs Everyone is Falling in Love With

If you're like many people, you might not think that slugs are all that cute, but that's probably before you've seen the adorably fluffy Jorunna parva, also known sea bunnies. They hardly resemble slugs at all, with white or orange “fur” that's accented with black flecks, pointed “ears,” and a …

Study Of More Than 3,500 Human Brains Reveals The Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease

After examining more than 3,500 donated brains, scientists have gathered evidence to suggest that a rogue protein, tau, which has long been suspected …

This Video Lets You Walk In The Shoes of an Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Patient

ALZ_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle<p>Filmed from the perspective of someone suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, this short film takes you through a …

7 Jump Rope Workouts To Blast Fat And Get Fit

<i>By A.C. Shilton for Men's Journal</i><p>Forget any association you had with jump ropes and gym class. The jump rope is a powerful workout tool. It builds cardio fitness, balance, agility and bone strength. It's also one of the best go-anywhere fitness accessories, fitting easily into even a crammed …

Why You Should Never Use Aluminum to Cook These Foods...

Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including …

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

10 Things to Do During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

<i>We can all help in the fight against Alzheimer’s, in small ways and large ones. Learn about some tools for raising awareness during Alzheimer’s</i> …

Sony will release The Interview online Wednesday to US viewers

The Interview,Sony Pictures,Film,Film industry,James Franco,Seth Rogen,George Clooney,North Korea,US news,Culture,Hacking,theguardian.com,News<p>Studio expands release plans for controversial film to include YouTube, Google Play and others while moving up release date to Christmas Eve