• Study reveals parasites in berries; scientists say new protection system needed

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Cyclospora, Toxoplasma, and Cryptosporidium have been detected in berries sold in Norway.
    Researchers said findings show the need for a system to ensure the parasitological safety of fresh berries.
    Blueberries, strawberries and raspberries were tested for Echinococcus multilocularis, Toxoplasma gondii, Cyclospora cayetanensis and Cryptosporidium.
    Raspberries were the most contaminated followed by strawberries and blueberries. Strawberries and raspberries were mainly tainted with Cryptosporidium, while blueberries were contaminated mostly with Cyclospora. Toxoplasma and Cyclospora were...
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  • Novel Mechanism of Tau Proteins in Brain Discovered!

    Novel Mechanism of Tau Proteins in Brain Discovered!

    3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Novel role of tau proteins in neurodegenerative diseases has been identified by a new study.
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  • Tau mapping offers potential treatment targets and biomarkers for dementia and Alzheimer disease

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    By mapping all the protein interactions of a dementia-linked protein in the brain called Tau, a team of Weill Cornell Medicine investigators has created a road map for identifying potential new treatment targets for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.
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  • Researchers uncover new findings about the role of tau in neurodegenerative disease

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Utilizing cutting-edge proteomics, researchers at the Buck Institute and elsewhere have mapped the "tau interactome" uncovering new findings about the role of tau in neurodegenerative disease. Publishing in Cell, scientists found that mutant tau impacts the function of mitochondria in human neurons.
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