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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘copper’

Copper May Play Role in Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is causing debate among scientists on the connections between copper intake in the diet and Alzheimer’s Disease. The study, conducted on mice, showed that a large amount of copper permitted a dementia-causing protein associated with Alzheimer’s to take hold. The research team hails from the University of Rochester …

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Copper Debuts to Moderately Good Reviews

Copper, the new, “gritty,” drama from the BBC premiered on BBC America last night. Reviews for the show are mostly good, though not spectacular. While reviewers generally enjoyed the themes, setting, and backstory in the premiere episodes, the characters and tropes used in the show were considered old hat. Copper is the story of Detective Kevin Corcoran, an officer for …

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