Amino-acids

New biomarkers for assessing Alzheimers dementia risk and early diagnosis

Researchers from the University of Texas have analyzed biomarkers to predict future risk of dementia. Their findings are published in journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Dementia is a rising tidal wave of devastation for families and society. Age is the biggest risk factor. Alzheimer’s disease, which is the leading cause …

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People with depression found to have low arginine levels

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have shown that people suffering from major depressive disorder have reduced arginine levels. One of the role of arginine in body is to produce nitric oxide, which in turn have role in vascular regulation and is a nervous system and immune defence mediator. The global arginine bioavailability ratio …

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