12 Jul 2013
Diet beverages and other non-caloric, artificially sweetened foods and drinks may not be the healthy choice to manage weight that they appear,... +more
27 Jun 2013
Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood. Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to... +more
16 May 2013
A drug developed by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, known as J147, reverses memory deficits and slows Alzheimer's disease in... +more
19 Apr 2013
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research aims to cure Parkinson’s disease In 1998, actor Michael J. Fox, his television and movie... +more
14 Apr 2013
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is one of the main neurodegenerative diseases and many researchers are involved in investigating this disease and developing... +more
11 Apr 2013
Improving neuron production in elderly persons presenting with a decline in cognition is a major challenge facing an ageing society and the emergence... +more
10 Apr 2013
Feeding an intestinal enzyme to mice kept on a high-fat diet appears to prevent the development of metabolic syndrome — a group of symptoms... +more
10 Apr 2013
We’re all fatheads. That is, our brain cells are packed with fat molecules, more of them than almost any other cell type. Still, if the brain cells’... +more