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Potential Alzheimer's Drug Target Identified

Researchers Show How Activated Molecule CD36 Limits Blood Flow to Brain During Alzheimer's Disease, Adding to Dementia.Experiments That Blocked the Receptor Restored Normal Blood Flow, Nourishing NeuronsNEW YORK— As much as they devastate neurons, the pathologic amyloid-beta particles...

Published on 7 April 2011, 05:10

Scientists reveal a new mechanism that increases atherosclerosis in mice

A shot of espresso may rev you up in the morning, but the downside is that it may also ramp up levels of bad cholesterol due to its effects on a unique liver protein called PXR. New research from Rockefeller University now shows that when chronically activated, the protein rejiggers how...

Published on 4 November 2009, 15:55