Health News

Purina recalls cat food over potential choking hazard

While Nestle Purina PetCare said no animals have been affected so far, it is advising consumers to throw out already purchased three-ounce cans of Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy. (FDA) The popular pet food brand Purina has issued a recall for one of its cat food products after customers complained of […]

Health Problems

Identification of potential target protein aggregates for treating Alzheimer’s

The aggregation of alpha-synuclein proteins in Parkinson’s disease and tau proteins in Alzheimer’s disease is intimately linked to the progression of these neurodegenerative diseases. These aggregates propagate from one neuronal cell to another, attaching themselves to the cells. They multiply during this propagation. It has already been shown that the propagation and amplification of these […]

Health Problems

A potential new way to treat some of the most common blinding diseases

Many eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, exhibit increased permeability of blood vessels in the macular (central) portion of the retina leading to abnormal fluid accumulation and vision loss. Therapies targeting a specific cytokine, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), have transformed clinical care; however, not all patients respond well. A new report in […]

Health Problems

Researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the substances can help¬†canadianpharmtabs.com people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether. The discovery, published in the Journal of […]

Health News

Potential new MS drug could regenerate myelin

Scientists from the University at Buffalo in New York find that the receptor muscarinic type 3 (M3R) is a “key regulator” of remyelination, which is the process that replenishes lost myelin. M3R is found on the surface of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs), the precursors to the cells that make myelin. A receptor is a cell-surface […]