8 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Cаn Alzhеimеr’ѕ be prevented? It’s a question that continues tо excite the scientific world, intriguе rеѕеаrсhеrѕ, аnd fuеl nеw research. There аrе nо clear-cut аnѕwеrѕ уеt — partially duе to thе need fоr mоrе lаrgе-ѕсаlе ѕtudiеѕ — but promising rеѕеаrсh iѕ on the wау. Thе Alzheimer’s Association continues to fund…

The effects of inflammatory bowel disease on pregnancy

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—often affects women of childbearing age. A study published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics compared the health of pregnant and non-pregnant women with IBD. The study included 2,058 Korean women with IBD who became pregnant between 2007 and 2016 and 20,580 women…

Genes tell a story about diabetic kidney disease

By analysing samples from hundreds of Finns with diabetes, scientists have identified genes, and the proteins they encode, that could be involved in the development of diabetic kidney disease. The research, conducted by researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School and their international collaborators, suggests potential targets for treating the condition. The…