Bacteria communicate electrically, just like brain neurons with long-range signalling capacity, according to a recent study.
Homocysteine is an intermediate produced in the metabolism of sulfur-containing amino acids. Elevated levels of homocysteine are associated with heart attack, heart disease, vascular disease as well as dementia and cognitive decline, macular degeneration, migraine, neural tube defects and bone fractures.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a lipid-soluble molecule distributed in all cellular membranes of the human body. It is generally referred to as ubiquinone, due to its ubiquitous, omnipresent nature, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years.
Migraine is a severe neurological disorder that affects a significant proportion of the population. Prevalence estimates vary between 12 and 25% depending on the population studied. The disorder has a significant genetic component.
In this interview, Andrew talks to Professor Lyn Griffiths on her very promising research which looks at genetic profiling in conjunction with nutraceutical therapies. These clinical trials highlight the potential importance of nutritional interventions in this disorder.