Individuals with no dementia risk factors, such as smoking, diabetes or hearing loss, have similar brain health as people who are 10 to 20 years younger than them, according to a new Baycrest study. The study found that a single dementia risk factor could reduce cognition by the equivalent of up to three years of aging.
In a new study in Cell Stem Cell, scientists from the USC laboratory of Andy McMahon generated simple kidney-like structures called organoids and used them to identify potential drugs to treat adult-onset polycystic kidney disease.
The largest study of its kind has found ‘no detrimental effect of cryopreservation’ on treatment outcomes from IUI when compared with those from fresh samples.
Large scale 'proteogenomics' study suggests new targets for this deadly disease
A new mechanism that stops the progression of Huntington’s disease in cells has been identified by scientists at UCL and the University of Cambridge, as part of their research groups at the UK Dementia Research Institute.
The King's-led study, in collaboration with University of Liverpool and the Karolinska Institute, shows that many of the symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome are caused by antibodies increasing the activity of pain-sensing nerves
For the first time, researchers have convincing evidence that a medicine for celiac disease can be found. In an international study, a drug candidate called ZED1227 was able to inhibit the activity of transglutaminase 2 (TG2) which triggers celiac disease pathogenesis mechanisms in the mucosa that lines the small intestine.