Eventually, it hit me: these are not robots; they are living things with individuality, wants and desires.
I have just returned from the first Monod Conference on the Comparative Biology of Aging.
Here at the Neglected Disease Research, we are developing compounds for the treatment of malaria, Leishmania, Chagas disease and African sleeping sickness.
At first, only trivial amounts of beta amyloid begin to accumulate in small aggregates, but then they grow larger, gathering into huge amyloid plaques.
Salty streaks have been discovered on Mars, which could be a sign that salt water seeps to the surface in the summers.
Last year, I blogged on a CDC report that Alzheimer’s Disease is more prevalent than previous epidemiology had acknowledged.
RAMP2 can, under specific conditions, activate the molecules in the body’s cells that recognize the signal from the hormone glucagon. Were this to happen in the liver, it could promote the release of sugars into the blood -– precisely the process that it is supposed to prevent.
“Evolution Will Change How You See The World.” may be the single most beautiful and profound video I have ever seen.
Tests with human subjects require decades, and are impossible to control, so the gold standard for testing claims for treatments that delay aging is the controlled trial with rodents, usually mice.
Currently, the only treatment options for damaged heart muscle are surgery, if possible, and for the worst cases, a whole heart transplantation.