On our Lab Notes page CalorieLab’s editors select and rank the day’s essential health news items in real time. Readers can suggest, vote and comment on items. Below are brief summaries of yesterday’s (July 20, 2012) Lab Notes items. To see today’s items, visit Lab Notes.
Amyloid plaques in certain areas of the brain that are a sign of Alzheimer’s disease are also present in the retina in models of untreated diabetes and provide into Alzheimer’s pathology and show that retinal exams could be used as a screening tool.
What causes Parkinson?s disease? A new study seeks to find out …
Caffeine can be found in the Pacific Ocean in waters off the Oregon coast, discovered researchers Zoe Rodriguez del Rey ond Elise Granek of Portland State University.
Physical inactivity caused more than 5.3 million deaths worldwide in 2008, say Harvard researchers.
People who use “Dr. Google” to diagnose symptoms are more likely to think they have a serious illness, says new study.
(By CalorieLab editors)