Brain Radiation Damage Reversed With Lithium

Brain Radiation Damage Reversed With Lithium

Brain Radiation Damage Reversed With Lithium

“From this, we conclude that lithium, given along the lines of this model, can help to heal the damage caused by radiotherapy, even long after it was caused,” says lead author Giulia Zanni, postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University and former PhD student in Klas Blomgren’s group at Karolinska Institutet.

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Giulia Zanni, Shinobu Goto, Adamantia F. Fragopoulou, Giulia Gaudenzi, Vinogran Naidoo, Elena Di Martino, Gabriel Levy, Cecilia A. Dominguez, Olga Dethlefsen, Angel Cedazo-Minguez, Paula Merino-Serrais, Antonios Stamatakis, Ola Hermanson, Klas Blomgren. Lithium treatment reverses irradiation-induced changes in rodent neural progenitors and rescues cognition. Molecular Psychiatry, 2019; DOI: 10.1038/s41380-019-0584-0

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-019-0584-0

Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer

Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer

Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer

Spanish and Italian researchers have proven that when honey from strawberry trees, a product typical of Mediterranean areas, is added to colon cancer cells grown in the laboratory, cell proliferation is stopped.

Sadia Afrin et al. Strawberry tree honey as a new potential functional food. Part 1: Strawberry tree honey reduces colon cancer cell proliferation and colony formation ability, inhibits cell cycle and promotes apoptosis by regulating EGFR and MAPKs signaling pathways, Journal of Functional Foods (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.jff.2019.04.035

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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464619302221