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  • Ubiquilin-2 May Be Future Target for ALS Treatment

    Ubiquilin-2 May Be Future Target for ALS Treatment

    A recent study from researchers in Canada and Japan describes a new possible target for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The paper, titled “Ubiquilin-2 drives NF-κB activity and cytosolic TDP-43 aggregation in neuronal cells,” appeared on Oct. 31 in the journal Molecular Brain. Mutations in the gene for ubiquilin-2 (UBQLN2) are associated with ALS as […]

  • ALS/Motor Neuron Disease May Increase Anxiety and Depression

    ALS/Motor Neuron Disease May Increase Anxiety and Depression

    A large-sample study investigating a possible association between anxiety-depressive disorders in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease (ALS/MND) in the People’s Republic of China was recently conducted. The study, entitled “Frequency and risk factor analysis of cognitive and anxiety-depressive disorders in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease,” was published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment journal. Motor […]

  • Healthy and delicious diet-Lemon Dill Chicken

    Healthy and delicious diet-Lemon Dill Chicken

    Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sautéed chicken breasts. Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccoli and whole-wheat orzo. Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1-1 1/4 pounds) 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil, divided 1/4 cup onions, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 teaspoons flour 2 tablespoons dill, chopped fresh, divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly ground pepper, to taste […]

  • Common Childhood Skin Problems

    Common Childhood Skin Problems

    Wondering about that rash, welt, or bump on your child’s skin? Sickness, allergies, and heat or cold are often behind kids’ skin changes. Most aren’t a big deal and are easy to treat. You can learn to tell what many of them look like. Of course, always check with your child’s doctor to know for […]

  • 10 Tips When Medication suffers Heartburn

    10 Tips When Medication suffers Heartburn

    If your heartburn is caused by a medicine, here are tips for finding relief: 1. Don’t stop taking any prescription medication without first talking with your doctor. 2. With any medication, don’t take more than the recommended dose. Check the label. 3. Pay attention to when and how you take the drug. Some medications and […]

  • 5 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

    5 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

    Just a few months before learning that she had breast cancer, Christina Applegate got a shocking insight into the struggles faced by other young women also at high risk for the disease — and who don’t have the resources of a Hollywood celebrity. Because her mother had battled breast cancer and ovarian cancer, Applegate had […]

    • By: Dr.Health
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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Linked to Deficient Translation of RNA into Proteins

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Linked to Deficient Translation of RNA into Proteins

    Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) all share a disease hallmark, the aggregation of “misfolded” proteins. Understanding the molecular processes underlying protein aggregation and how it leads to disease is an important step toward developing new therapies. Now, researchers at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the University of […]

  • Tips for Cure Your Chronic Pain

    Tips for Cure Your Chronic Pain

    Deep breathing and meditation are techniques that help your body relax, which may ease pain. Tension and tightness seep from muscles as they receive a quiet message to relax. Although there are many ways to meditate, the soothing power of repetition is at the heart of some forms of meditation. Focusing on the breath, ignoring […]

  • Could Eating Fish Help Prevent Depression?

    Could Eating Fish Help Prevent Depression?

    Overall, the researchers found that people who consumed the most fish lowered their risk of depression by 17 percent compared to those who ate the least. “Studies we reviewed indicated that high fish consumption can reduce the incidence of depression, which may indicate a potential causal relationship between fish consumption and depression,” said lead researcher Fang […]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Biomarkers May Exist in Plasma

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Biomarkers May Exist in Plasma

    Japanese researchers have found possible biomarkers that could aid in the early detection of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The report, titled “Identification of plasma microRNAs as a biomarker of sporadic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis” appeared on Oct. 24 in the journal Molecular Brain. In ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), nerve cells that control movement […]

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