This blog deals with the relationships between genes and environmental risk factors, particularly viruses, bacteria and other pathogens in a number of diseases (Alzheimer's disease, Bipolar disorder, autism, anorexia and childhood obesity, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease, chronic fatigue and prostate cancer). Autoimmunity related to infection is a common theme in these diseases.
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Scientists Develop Drug That Improves Memory and Prevents Brain Damage in Mice
A drug developed by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, known as J147, improves memory and prevents brain damage in aged mice following short-term treatment. The findings, published May 14 in the journal Alzheimer's Research and Thera...1 day ago
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