Tag: treatment

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

Good  vitamin D can help combat pancreatic cancer. U.S. researchers have found an amped-up version of vitamin D can make pancreatic cancer tumours more vulnerable to chemotherapy. The study from the Salk Institute in California found a drug the researchers developed that makes vitamin D more stable, resilient and effective increased the lifespan of mice by […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could a blood test predict Alzheimer’s

Could a blood test predict Alzheimer’s

A major breakthrough has been made in efforts to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, with British scientists discovering a set of proteins that can predict the start of the disease with 87% accuracy. The research in the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Journal is being heralded as the first big development in the field for years, […]

Autism begins in the womb

Autism begins in the womb

Autism is a complex developmental disability which, until now, researchers thought began during the first three years of life. So far there is much debate over risk factors and contributory factors involved in developing autism, with diet, the body’s ability to process vitamins and vaccines all linked to autism, but as yet there is not […]

Treatment of pancreatic disease: Cilates instead of Slaughter Waste

Treatment of pancreatic disease: Cilates instead of Slaughter Waste

Münster, December 10, 2013. Researchers are attempting to revolutionize the treatment of diseases of the pancreas. In collaboration with the University Hospitals in Münster and Bochum, Germany, the biotech company CILIAN AG located in Münster, Germany is developing a medicine that provides patients with essential digestive enzymes. The new approach is much safer and cleaner […]

By December 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A new clinical approach to Alzheimer’s?

A new clinical approach to Alzheimer’s?

With the population around the world expected to live longer the number of dementia sufferers is also expected to increase dramatically. There is still no effective treatment for Alzheimer ’s disease, especially in terms of slowing it down or reversing it, research towards preventative measures have become even more important. Clinical strategies now focus on […]

Could thought control be the next breakthrough in psychotherapy?

Could thought control be the next breakthrough in psychotherapy?

In May two disabled patients in the United States were able to control a robotic arm using only their thoughts, and now researchers have demonstrated how a remote control helicopter can be flown using solely the power of thought. These recent demonstrations have all highlighted the possibility of using the electrical patterns in the brain […]