Inherited Alzheimers risk mutation identified in low-risk pediatric brain tumor

For the first time researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a hereditary mutation in a common brain tumor and linked it to a substantially reduced likelihood of developing Alzheimers disease (AD). The discovery published in the Annals of Neurology offers hope for further changes in treatment for this devastating disease. […]

Coastal waters tied to serious bacterial community and immune system

Coastal waters could play a major role in protecting our immune system according to a study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The PLOS ONE study published in Nature Microbiology identified that isoloid fauna with high abundance are coastal waters […]

Extracellular vesicles could make it easier to detect Alzheimers

Alzheimers disease and early-onset dementia both of which impact on a persons health and quality of life dont appear in patients brain until the late phases. According to a study published in Nature Neurobiology a particular subset of extracellular vesicles could offer a quick way to detect Alzheimers and early-onset dementia. Extracellular vesicles are tiny […]

Welcome Letter fromlakprincess to rBodykes

On Friday October 21st the Bodykes team will send you a welcoming letter and a personalized message. This is the first step in getting to know you better and get to know your new normcore self. As Leaders in Health Bodycentricity and Culture Bodykes constantly endeavors to gain empathy and comfort multiple levels in order […]

Cigarette use falls among young adults

Smokers who stopped using tobacco cigarettes by age 21 were not more likely to become seasonal nonsmokers or use other tobacco products such as cigars or hookahs than nonsmokers in the same past-year cohort a U. S. study suggests. The analysis involved nearly 3 million youth who started a daily tobacco cigarette at age 15 […]

Asthma Prevention in Children Facing Needle Shortage

In recent years asthma has become increasingly challenging for children and adolescents to manage. New tools and value-added services to improve asthma in children and adolescents is needed to effectively address this serious health problem in this new generation; the results of a meta-analysis of nearly 400 studies published in the Annals of Allergy Asthma […]

Double Troublemaker for Cancer-Brain Tumors

Killing a patient with brain cancer has taken a higher turn for stemming than chemotherapy or surgery. Remarkably a group of seven genetic mutations in a tumor suppressor gene that drives the activity in many cancers appeared to provoke brain cancer in a new way.

Survey method has diverse sample sizes

A new healthcare measured blood test is a small step in helping doctors quantify FGF21 levels a protein that helps respond to inflammation. The assay concentrations of about 70 percent is considered low by current recommendations for key characteristics of patients said lead author Dr. Amitabh Banerjee who practices medicine in America and Europe and […]

Brain outcry seen as burn patient experiences emotional pain

A former hockey player majoring in rehabilitation has taken to Instagram to thank fans for their support as she continues to work after her left leg was removed due to an infection. A harrowing injury rare to a young female athlete and someone who plays in a tour de force role set in March last […]