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Researchers explore the epigenetics of daytime sleepiness

Everyone feels tired at times, but up to 20 percent of U.S. adults report feeling so sleepy during the day that it interferes with daily activities, including working, having meals or carrying on conversations. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) can lead to car accidents and work-related injuries and may increase risk of stroke and heart disease. […]

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Gene therapy for gamma-sarcoglycanopathy moves toward a clinical trial

Isabelle Richard’s team, a CNRS researcher in an Inserm unit at Genethon, the AFM-Telethon laboratory, has demonstrated the efficacy of gene therapy and determined the effective dose for treating a rare muscle disease, gamma-sarcoglycanopathy, in mouse models of the disease. Based on these encouraging results, published in Molecular Therapy: Methods and Clinical Development, the researchers […]

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Food against dementia: 20 foods that can help

What we eat, promotes cognitive decline or stops him. The diet is therefore, in the eyes of the American neurologist, Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, the most important Lifestyle factor in the fight against Alzheimer’s. In her book, “The Alzheimer’s solution” to lead you to the best and worst food for the brain. A brain healthy […]

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Pharmacies in Switzerland include antibiotics tablets

As a measure against the development of resistance to antibiotics was started in the Swiss Canton of Ticino, a pilot project: the pharmacies give out there only the really required amount of antibiotics. Unneeded tablets remaining in the pharmacy and are available for follow-up recipes available, or to be disposed of after the end of […]