Category Archives: Regenerative Medicine News and General Information

New Study Findings: How Brain Links Memories

Our brain stores memories into groups instead of recording every single memory, that way the recollection of one significant memory triggers the recall of others connected by time. But as we age this ability starts to decrease and our brain gradually loses the ability to link related memories.  A new study by researchers from UCLA, […]

Healthy Habits Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia

In a recently published study, researchers have recommended 7 healthy habits and lifestyle factors that may play a role in lowering the risk of dementia in people with the highest genetic risk. The study was published in the journal Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.  The seven cardiovascular and brain health […]

Alcohol May Be Riskier For the Heart than Previously Thought

According to new research presented at the Heart Failure 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology, levels of alcohol consumption previously considered safe by some countries are linked to the development of heart failure.  According to the World Health Organization, the European Union is the heaviest-drinking region in the world. While it […]

C-Sections and Allergies

Food allergies can cause a person’s immune system to overreact to certain foods, triggering mild to life threatening symptoms. The condition can affect up to 5% of children in the United States and is becoming more prevalent.  When the immune system see’s a food as an antigen, it sends out immunoglobulin E (or IgE) antibodies. […]

New Mechanism of Action of NSAIDs Found

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and aspirin are widely used to treat pain and inflammation. But even at similar doses, different NSAIDs can have unexpected and unexplained effects on many diseases, including heart disease and cancer.  A new study published in the journal Immunity, led by Yale, uncovered a previously unknown process with […]

New Study Found Key Information to Understand Brain Aging

In a recently published study, researchers evaluated the use of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) transferred from younger to older mice and its effect on the aging brain. The study appears in the journal Nature.  For the study, the researchers conditioned mice to remember an event so they could test this memory later. They used 20-month-old mice […]

New Study Found that Medication Has no Detectable Impact on How Much Children with ADHD Learn

Stimulant medications have always been seen as an aid for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to learn. However, in a recently published study, researchers at the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University, have found that medication has no detectable impact on how much children with ADHD learn in the classroom.  […]

A New Study Found 40 More Genes Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.  Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Hyperglycaemia, or raised blood sugar, is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes and over time leads to serious damage to […]

What to Know About Monkeypox Latest Cases

Since early May 2022, many countries in Europe, as well as Australia, and the U.S. have reported an increased number of monkeypox cases.  In the U.K., 20 monkeypox cases have been confirmed since early May. As of May 19, Canada confirmed two monkeypox cases and said it was investigating 17 suspected cases. What is Monkeypox?  […]

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating MS Symptoms

Canada legalized recreational cannabis in October of 2018. However, it has been legal for medical purposes since 2001, with over 230,000 individuals having acquired medical client registrations by early 2018.  Cannabis is a popular alternative or complementary therapy among people with multiple sclerosis (MS), whose use of cannabis has been estimated as high as four […]