Have identified a fresh genetic mutation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

It really is a devastating disease with 90 per cent of patients dying within five years of medical diagnosis. As many as 30,000 Americans and 2,000 Canadians you live with ALS. Strong's group is convinced ALS is a disorder of RNA metabolism. RNA is the intermediary or messenger between genes and the protein being made. This new protein seems to play a critical role. Each and every time we look at a cell degenerating, this specific proteins was deposited abnormally in the cell.This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research company unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

Allergen-free peanuts An agricultural researcher at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is rolling out a simple process to create allergen-free peanuts. The new process , believed to be an initial for food science , could provide alleviation to an incredible number of peanut allergy sufferers, and be a massive boon to the entire peanut industry.