Reason to present at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel

IMAGE: Reason, Co-founder and CEO of Repair Biotechnologies; Founder and writer of Fight Aging!, to present at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel, Switzerland view more  Credit: Insilico Medicine Friday, June 21, 2019 — Today Insilico Medicine, a biotechnology company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence,…

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Straight to the heart

IMAGE: The dramatic differences in pressure that occur in the heart influence muscle development, causing cardiomyocytes to have to adapt to their environment. The picture shows human cardiomyocytes that were derived… view more  Credit: Sebastian Diecke, MDC An international team of researchers are seeking to explore the heart at a depth that was previously impossible. They…

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Reforming pharmacy benefit manager practices may lead to drug cost savings

IMAGE: Trevor Royce, MD, MS, MPH, is the corresponding author of a perspective in the Journal of the American Medical Associate that highlights the potential impact of unregulated pharmacy benefit manager… view more  Credit: UNC School of Medicine CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina — Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on…

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A new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson’s disease

More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson’s disease. In a new study led by scientists from the School of Veterinary Medicine, researchers found that an enzyme in the body can metabolize compounds formed in the brain from alkaloids…

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Plant-based diet leads to Crohn’s Disease remission, according to case study

Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients. The case study followed a man in his late 20s who had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease after experiencing fatigue, bloating, episodic severe abdominal pain, nausea, and occasional ulcers for several years. His…

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Virtual reality takes a leap into taste

IMAGE: From edible to irresistible: Creating virtual taste realities with light. view more  Credit: Diogo Matias, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown The fly hasn’t eaten for an entire day and it’s starving. Finally, it finds a pile of edible gelatinous goo. It begins eating when suddenly a green light appears, and the food, which was far…

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Medical News Today: What to know about bruising easily

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About the Idea That You’re Growing Horns From Looking Down at Your Phone …

You may be hunched over your phone right now, worrying about reports that young people are growing horns on their skulls from spending too much time hunched over smartphones. O. K., cellphones are making us rude and inattentive, but medical experts don’t totally buy the idea that technology is also warping our skeletons. The area…

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Mary J. Blige Still Slays

“I created the Love Ball out of pain,» said Susanne Bartsch, the indefatigable night life promoter. She was referring to a pioneering AIDS fund-raiser, first held in 1989, that was styled after the vogueing balls that, in those days, were anything but a pop culture phenomenon. “I felt like the fashion community at that point…

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