Stroke drug may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Researchers have discovered that a drug currently being developed to treat stroke patients could also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, reducing the buildup of toxic peptides and preventing memory loss. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/2Rs0VNk

Epigenetic change causes fruit fly babies to inherit diet-induced heart disease

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Scientists have identified an epigenetic marker and two genes that caused heart failure in the children and grandchildren of fruit flies with high-fat-diet-induced heart dysfunction. Reversing the epigenetic modification or over-expressing the two genes protected subsequent generations from the negative heart effects of their parents’ diet. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/2MdRv1U

Engineered T cells promote long-term organ transplant acceptance

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Organ transplant rejection is a major problem in transplantation medicine. Suppressing the immune system to prevent organ rejection, however, opens the door to life-threatening infections. Researchers have now discovered a molecular approach preventing rejection of the transplanted graft while simultaneously maintaining the ability to fight against infections. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/2FBZ0hR

Here’s Why Pet Owners Should Worry About The Government Shutdown

Millions of Americans are being affected by the United States federal government shutdown, and not all of them human. Pet parents and their furry friends are also feeling the pinch, as parks are either closed or services are shut off while Congress and the President work out budget details. Hundreds of nationally funded parks have…

Trump defends his choice to serve the Clemson football team ‘1000 hamberders’

You’ve probably seen the massive spread of fast food that President Donald Trump bought for the University of Clemson football team during their visit to the White House to celebrate their championship win.  You’ve probably also seen the wave of memes and jokes about the less-than-healthy smörgåsbord Trump laid out. Well, on Tuesday morning, Trump…

BBRG: Stock-Pickers Don’t Know How to Sell

Stock-Pickers Don’t Know How to Sell They actually do OK figuring out what to buy. But they need to do a better job unloading stuff. Bloomberg, January 15, 2019       I usually excerpt my column here; but there was so much good stuff in the topic I discussed that below are additional details……

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Consider Firing Your Male Broker (New York Times) • “2019 will be the year of the stock-picker” – and other nonsense to ignore (Moneyweek) • Do Economic Booms Die of Old Age? (Bloomberg Businessweek) • So what can Apple do next? (Om) see also 2019 Predictions (L2) • Startups: Time to Exit (Ian Hathaway) What are you reading? Continues……

Creamy Broccoli Soup

This creamy broccoli soup, made with potatoes, broccoli, and vegetable stock, is rich, velvety, and comforting as heck. A light drizzle of tangy feta cream on top elevates simple pantry staples to something sorta special. Adapted from Nina Olsson | Feasts of Veg | Kyle Books, 2018 We know that the notion of broccoli soup…