Tag Archives: Degenerative Disease

Rapamycin Could Help Address Neurologic Damage Associated with Aging

Research shows the compound can help reduce cellular senescence

A study recently published in the medical journal, Aging Cell, outlines how a compound known as rapamycin may help to suppress neurological damage. This research could lead to new therapeutic approaches to address neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. … Continue reading

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“I Am Breathing”: A Man’s Battle Against Motor Neurone Disease

Morag McKinnon's documentary follows the final months Neil Platt's life with the radically degenerative, fatal illness

  I Am Breathing (2013) is an intimate documentary on architect Neil Platt’s final year of living with motor neurone disease (MND). Platt’s friend and director Morag McKinnon started the project in 2008 with the hopes of chronicling Platt’s experience … Continue reading

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