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Tag Archives: Science of Us
The effects of TMEM106B kick in once a person reaches the age of 65
A new study conducted by Columbia University Medical Center Researchers and published this week in the journal Cell Systems identifies a gene that seemingly dictates how fast a brain ages. The gene, called TMEM106B, begins to effect the brain once … Continue reading →
Researchers at the Banner Alzheimer's Institute hope two investigational drugs may reduce or eliminate the protein linked to Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating and incurable condition that affects as many as 5 million Americans age 65 and older, according to estimates by the CDC, and more than 46 million people worldwide. Now, researchers from the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute … Continue reading →
Researchers call for clinical trials to evaluate the effect of blood-thinning statin drugs on cancer patients
A study carried out by scientists at Aston Medical School in Birmingham indicates that cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins could significantly reduce mortality rates among cancer patients. Researchers analyzed health records of nearly one million cancer patients admitted to hospitals … Continue reading →