Data collected by the UK biobank genetics, enhances our understanding of genes and how they affect health.
Mental illness in 2018 is a huge issue affecting many people and unfortunately is still considered insignificant by many people. It isn't insignificant, that's for sure. But is it genetic?
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by the accumulation of Amyloid beta proteins in the brain, causing neurons to die. New studies focus on how this protein may actually be beneficial for the organism in regular concentrations and how to improve the health of AD patients by modulating inflammation.
A recent study suggests that acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC) is decreased in people suffering from depression and that it can be detected through a blood test.
Rhodiola rosea is a flowering plant. It grows naturally in the wild Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America and it likes cold weather. Many have used it traditionally as a treatment for disorders like anxiety and depression and more recently fatigue and even neurodegenerative diseases.