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March 17, 2013
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Is this Peptide a Key to Happiness?

UCLA findings suggests possible new treatment for depression, other disorders What makes us happy? Family? Money? Love? How about a peptide? The neurochemical changes underlying human emotions and social behavior are largely unknown. Now though, for the first time in … Continue reading

February 8, 2012
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UCLA Researchers Identify Peptide That Inhibits Replication of Hepatitis C Virus

Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a cell-permeable peptide that inhibits a hepatitis C virus protein and blocks the viral replication that can lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis. The finding by Dr. Samuel French, a UCLA … Continue reading

February 18, 2011
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Regrowing Hair: UCLA-VA Researchers May Have Accidentally Discovered a Solution

It has been long known that stress plays a part not just in the graying of hair but in hair loss as well. Over the years, numerous hair-restoration remedies have emerged, ranging from hucksters’ “miracle solvents” to legitimate medications such … Continue reading

December 6, 2010
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U of T Researcher Discovers Way to Zip Away Chronic Pain

*Peptide inhibitor called ZIP may be instrumental*  Research from the University of Toronto suggests that a peptide inhibitor called ZIP could be crucial in zipping away some kinds of chronic pain.  The new research, led by Professor Min Zhuo of … Continue reading

October 13, 2010
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Nicotine May Play Key Role in Promising Alzheimer’s Therapy

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A team of neuroscientists has discovered important new information in the search for an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, the debilitating neurological disorder that afflicts more than 5.3 million Americans and is the sixth-leading cause of … Continue reading