Proteins associated with motor neuron disease, or ALS are present in the gut many years before disease pathologies can be found in the brain. A stool sample or gut biopsy could help identify the presence of MND-associated proteins years before symptoms appear.
Takotsubo syndrome, a sudden form of acute heart failure often brought on by emotional or physical stress, is associated with changes in brain regions associated with emotion and emotional processing.
Study reveals the role the ventral tegmental area of the brain plays in craving protein-rich foods.
An aerosolized version of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a clot-busing drug commonly used for the treatment of stroke patients, could target blood clots that form as a result of severe coronavirus infection.
Increasing COVID-19 testing to include those who are asymptomatic is key to combatting the spread of coronavirus.
Researchers are looking to a supercharged version of retinoic acid, which is derived from sprouts, to help develop new Alzheimer's drugs.