Traditional medicine from Nigeria could pave way to a new drug that could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers identified a key cellular protein that could potentially be exploited to work as a possible treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Could it be that the long search for the Fountain of Youth is already over? The fountain that we thought to be more like a spring that can automatically change an old person into a young one may probably be coming from us, specifically in our own stream of life -- our blood. In a recent study conducted by Alkahest, a California-based biopharmaceutical company, they found that a component of the human blood, the plasma, has significantly played a role in rejuvenating old mice.