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Alzheimer Inhibitor developed by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research

The scientists of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) operating under Department of Science and Technology has invented a natural product for Alzheimer disease. Significance Alzheimer’s is a disorder that accounts for more than 70% of all types of dementia. It is difficult to develop effective medication for the disease as the disease ..

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World’s first new Alzheimer’s Drug in 20 years approved in China

The Chinese Government approved the world’s first new drug in nearly two decades for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease named Oligomannate. The drug Oligomannate was given approval on 2nd November 2019 by China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) was developed at Shanghai-based Green Valley Pharmaceuticals. The drug Oligomannate would be released in China by the ..

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Secretagogin: Protein that helps regulate blood sugar levels identified Indian scientists

Scientists at the Hyderabad based Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have demonstrated the role of a protein Secretagogin (SCGN) in increasing insulin action in obesity-induced diabetes. Currently, the processes regulating insulin synthesis, secretion, signalling and maturation in diabetes were not completely understood by scientists. These findings were ..

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 Serotonin may help treat Neurological decline

Researchers at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai found new function for stress buster Serotonin. The serotonin may help treat neurological diseases. The results of this study were published in journal named ‘Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences’ (PNAS). About Serotonin Its chemical name is 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT). It is a monoamine neurotransmitter which means, ..

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