Alzheimer’s disease is the main cause of dementia and currently, it affects approximately 35 million people worldwide. The main cause for the disease is not clear, however research shows that people with Alzheimer’s have an abnormal deposition of certain proteins in brain, with beta-amyloid as the major protein.

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People with hypopituitarism have only few treatment options. Thanks to a new study at Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, scientists are getting closer to develop treatment for people with hypopituitarism, a disease which is linked to dwarfism and premature aging. In this study, they grew pituitary tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells, and transplanted this tissue into rats with hypopituitarism.

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Stem Cell Regeneration of Dying Immune System Can Be Triggered Through Fasting
A study from USC Davis School of Gerontology showed that  prolonged fasting not only protect against immune system damage — a major side effect of chemotherapy — but also induce immune system regeneration, shifting stem cells from a dormant state to a state of self-renewal.

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