The Watchdog Protein: Research leads to new therapies for Parkinson’s

McGill University researchers have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Collaborating teams led by Dr. Edward A. Fon at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, and Dr. Kalle Gehring in the Department of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, have discovered the three-dimensional structure of […]

Women smokers more in danger than men, scientists claim

Smoking seriously ups one’s chances of developing cancer, specialists keep telling us. Still, it does not really seem fair that this habit harms some more than others.

Nanoparticles in everyday items can inhibit fat storage; Gold nanoparticles accelerate aging

New research reveals that pure gold nanoparticles found in everyday items such as personal care products, as well as drug delivery, MRI contrast agents and solar cells can inhibit adipose (fat) storage and lead to accelerated aging and wrinkling, slowed wound healing and the onset of diabetes. The researchers, led by Tatsiana Mironava, a visiting […]

Low-Fat Chocolate Now Made from Fruit Juice

By replacing half of the fat content usually found in run-off-the-mill chocolate with fruit juice, several researchers have managed to roll out a waistline-friendly version of this otherwise hyper-caloric treat.

3-D Printer Can Build Synthetic Tissues

A custom-built, programmable 3D printer can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues, Oxford University scientists have demonstrated.

Vaccine for metastatic Breast / Ovarian cancer promised by study

Researchers at the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology at the National Cancer Institute have found that treatment for metastatic breast cancer and ovarian cancers in women with a recombinant pox viral vaccine showed positive response.

9 Reasons to avoid Sugar!

The harmful effects of sugar go way beyond empty calories. Added sugar is so unhealthy that it is probably the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. Here are the top 9 reasons to avoid sugar as if your life depended on it (it does).

Deadly virus warning from the CDC after new coronavirus kills 8 + protection measures

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new warning in regards to a new, SARS-like virus that has already infected 14 people, 8 of whom were killed. Travelers in or near the Arabian Peninsula should take extra caution when abroad.

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