Skip to comments.Easter Island Drug Raises Cognition Throughout Life Span in Mice
Posted on 06/29/2012 7:38:03 PM PDT by aimhigh
Cognitive skills such as learning and memory diminish with age in everyone, and the drop-off is steepest in Alzheimer's disease. Texas scientists seeking a way to prevent this decline reported exciting results this week with a drug that has Polynesian roots.
Rapamycin, a bacterial product first isolated from soil on Easter Island, enhanced learning and memory in young mice and improved these faculties in old mice, the study showed.
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Rap a mice in
It’s not so bad when you get so old you can’t do it anymore, but your memory is so bad you thought you did.
Yes , The mice read the script “Obama Sucks Big time”
ANd then he lied about it.
They need to run off a batch for this guy ... real fast!
Rapamune: My wife used to make this for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Awesome drug product used to prevent transplant rejections. Sirolimus is the trade name.
Sirolimus is used in combination with other medications to prevent rejection of kidney transplants. Sirolimus is in a class of medications called immunosuppressants.
And that $hit was expensive !!
a million dollars per batch. They use it to coat stents used in surgery.
VERY toxic as well to deal with. This stuff saved many transplant lives, and, made Wyeth some big bucks.
I remember working one Saturday at the plant, and when I got home my wife asked me what went on, and I talked about the Advil we were making.
She started talking about the Sirolimus she was working on, and while putting me in my place unintentionally, opened my eyes to the life altering meds we were working on.
Wyeth was sponsoring the transplant Olympics for awhile, providing a great outlet for transplant patients to meet, greet, and compete.
I’d help ya with that but none of those symbols are among the ones found on Mars so far.
No surprise that Easter Island drugs are good. The oldest heads on the Island are permanently stoned.
Bring it ON!!
Attention Democrats: help is on the way!
Sounds better this way:
If you're erecting large stone statues for more than four hours please seek medical attention.
Recent excavations proved that those were full figure statues, buried up to the neck. Why Easter Islanders bothered to do that is unclear to me. Sunken?
They didn’t — the statues were on platforms, the vegetation died off, rainy season led to erosion. Also the culture of the island changed; a rebellion resulted in a lot of statues tipped, or the topknots knocked off at the very least.
Rapamycin, a bacterial product first isolated from soil on Easter Island, enhanced learning and memory in young mice and improved these faculties in old mice...
.....Cognitive skills such as learning and memory diminish with age.....
Bert’s view..... as you get old, 50% of what you know no longer matters. Once again, if actually necessary to know, one must look it up. The looking up restores the function for a short while
I think I have the first line decyphered.
First symbol: I eyeballed
then, a guy rubbing one out with both hands, then; flinging the goo off his hand, then; putting his pants back on, then; he decided to rub up against a tree trunk with a bird perched on top, then; he examined the huge irritated growth on the end of his tool, then; it all happened at this spot on the north shore of the island.
So, basically, it’s a vice officer’s report, or a transcript of the vice officer’s testimony in court.
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