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A New Cell Type Implicated in Chronic Pain and Inflammation | Nutrition Fit

Summary: MRC1+ macrophages are dysfunctional in animal models of neuropathic pain. Stimulating the expression of the anti-inflammatory protein CD163 reduced signs of neuroinflammation...

Drug Target Could Fight Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease | Nutrition Fit

Summary: The SARM1 protein triggers a cascade of degeneration associated with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other neurodegenerative diseases. Researchers hope new drugs can be...

Dietary Fats Interact With Grape Tannins to Influence Wine Taste | Nutrition Fit

Summary: Study reveals how lipids interact with grape tannins, masking the unfavorable taste of certain wine compounds and altering taste perception.Source: ACSWine lovers...

Color Blindness-Correcting Contact Lenses – Neuroscience News | Nutrition Fit

Summary: Infusing contact lenses with gold nanoparticles allows for better color perception for those who are color blind.Source: ACSImagine seeing the world in...

Researchers Identify Brain Ion Channel as New Approach to Treating Depression | Nutrition Fit

Summary: Ezogabine, a drug that opens up the KCNQ2/3 type potassium channel, significantly improved symptoms of depression and anhedonia.Source: Mount Sinai HospitalResearchers from...

Golf May Have More Benefit for Parkinson’s Than Tai Chi | Nutrition Fit

Summary: For Parkinson’s patients, golf is better than tai chi at improving movement and balance.Source: AANWhen it comes to exercise that does the...

Custom Diets Are Essential to Mental Health | Nutrition Fit

Summary: Dietary and lifestyle changes could be key to reducing risks for psychiatric disorders and improving overall mental health.Source: Binghamton UniversityCustomized diets and...

Sesame Seed Shell Byproduct Sesaminol is a Parkinson’s Disease’s Surprise Medicine | Nutrition Fit

Summary: Sesaminol, a chemical byproduct of sesame seed shells, has neuroprotective properties against Parkinson’s disease.Source: Osaka City UniversitySesame seed oil, used by many...

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