Soy protein has the ability to lower cholesterol by a small but significant amount, suggests a new study.READ MORE
Two proteins central to the pathology of Alzheimer's disease act as prions -- misshapen proteins that spread through tissue like an infection by forcing normal proteins to adopt the same misfolded shape -- according to new UC San Francisco research.
Researchers have discovered differences in fat cells that could potentially identify people predisposed to metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular and fatty liver disease.READ MORE
A recently recognized brain disorder that mimics clinical features of Alzheimer’s disease has for the first time been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and other guidelines for advancing and catalyzing future research.READ MORE
Surprisingly complex movements in an important neurotransmitter receptor may help explain the brain’s unpredictable response to drugs, according to a new study. New research from an international team, published this week in the journal Neuron, has revealed that the resting state of signaling proteins are much more dynamic than previously thought.