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Circadian rhythm research – “Lighting” the way to myocardial infarction treatment!

This year’s Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded for work elucidating circadian rhythm molecular pathways. Greater understanding of circadian rhythm and its implications bring with it exciting discoveries. A role for circadian rhythm in ischemic cardiac protection has been identified in several studies – the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) is known to… Read article →


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Filling in the Missing Pieces: Study Finds Causative Role for Uncontrolled Diabetes in Alzheimer’s Disease

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases, globally. The prevalence has risen from 4.7% of adults over 18 years of age in 1980 to 8.5% in 20141. Plagued by treatment non-compliance, it is estimated that approximately 50% of Type 2 Diabetics fail to achieve adequate glycemic control2. The positive association between diabetes… Read article →