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Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Your gut does not just process the food you eat. Recent studies have shown multiple other functions. Most studies have evaluated the role of bacteria in the gut, and probiotics have taken the nutrition industry by storm. We have published a number of articles on the topic [1], particularly on …Read the Rest

IN DEPTH: Review Of 2012 Research On Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

IN DEPTH: Review Of 2012 Research On Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

As many of us know, the neurological disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS)  has multiple forms [1]: Relapsing-Remitting  (RRMS):    Unpredictable attacks (relapses) followed by periods of relative remission with no new signs of disease activity Secondary Progressive (SPMS) :     Neurologic decline without acute relapses: A sign that one is evolving from …Read the Rest

Alzheimer’s disease:  Immunotherapy is explored

Alzheimer’s disease: Immunotherapy is explored

MND: Several clinical trials are ongoing trying to use immunitherapy as a new tack against Alzheimer’s MND: This follows an abstract on IngentaConnect :”Morgan D. (Alzheimer’s Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA) Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease (Key Symposium). J Intern Med 2011; 269: 54-63. Abstract” MND: The risks …Read the Rest

Enzyme heals type two diabetes — in lab mice (Ivanhoe,JLR)

Enzyme heals type two diabetes — in lab mice (Ivanhoe,JLR)

MediNewsDigest:  It’s all about an enzyme called fatty acid elongase-five…. They don’t quite know why it work yet, and the healing was on a mouse model.  Here is the link to Ivanhoe on the story.  MediNewsDigest: We found, however, less sensationalistic results in the more technical  Journal Lipid Research  with some details. : “… [ results]suggest …Read the Rest

Study Shows Probiotics Show Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis

Study Shows Probiotics Show Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis

MediNewsDigest: A Swedish study posted in Pubmed shows  that “…Probiotics, including lactobacilli, are known to induce immunomodulatory activity with promising effects in inflammatory diseases…..a mixture of the three lactobacilli strains suppressed the progression and reversed the clinical and histological signs of EAE” (EAE, or   Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis is a disease that …Read the Rest

Regeneration: Research Drug Treatment Regrow Nerves and Muscle (ScienceDaily)

Regeneration: Research Drug Treatment Regrow Nerves and Muscle (ScienceDaily)

MediNewsDigest: Sodium based treatment helps regeneration of   nerves and muscle: That is truly new ground…But we human might have to wait a little this was done on a frog tail  at the Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology at Tufts.  Sodium ion are involved “…The transport of ions in and …Read the Rest

Genetic Research Could Produce a Child with 3 Parents (Wired)

Genetic Research Could Produce a Child with 3 Parents (Wired)

MediNewsDigest: Well , genetics possibilities are getting wild..see this article about a “3 parents child”  in Wired Do you feel elated or do you turn white out of ethical concerns?  Our feeling is that in order to better humanity we are loosing man…..Getting ready to head for them hills to escape …Read the Rest

Multiple Sclerosis: Promising preclinical studies of methylthioadenosine (PubMed)

Multiple Sclerosis: Promising preclinical studies of methylthioadenosine (PubMed)

MediNewsDigest:  Methylthioadenosine (MTA) shows promise as a possible treatment of MS in this reference from PubMed, (entry jul 29,2010) the National Center for Biotechnology Information/ National Institute of Health (NIH).   Quoting:”… the highest dose of MTA (60 mg/kg) was more efficacious than mouse interferon-beta or Glatiramer acetate  [Copaxone,Teva]….Combination therapy assays between MTA and interferon-beta …Read the Rest

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