Author Archives: Gary Chandler

About Gary Chandler

Gary Chandler is an author, advocate and strategist on health and environmental issues.

Key Proteins Found In Early Phases Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Tau, Amyloid Detection Could Improve Diagnostic Capabilities Researchers from Aberdeen have identified changes in the brains of those suffering early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. A University of Aberdeen study confirmed for the first time that two proteins, assumed to contribute to the … Continue reading

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Microcephaly One Of Many Symptoms Caused By Zika Virus

Zika Virus A Byproduct Of Infectious Waste Published In MedScape Zika infection can have devastating effects on the central nervous system of people of all ages. The infection can cause a wide range of brain abnormalities, including paralysis and death … Continue reading

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Strikes Again In Maine

CJD Often Misdiagnosed As Alzheimer’s Disease Maine Medical Center confirmed Friday that a patient treated at the hospital carried a rare, dangerous brain illness to which a “small number” of other patients may have been exposed, though the hospital called … Continue reading

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Asians At Higher Risk For Dementia

DNA Analysis Reveals Key Genetic Mutations, Therapies By Joana Fernandes, PhD Researchers reviewed the novel mutations found in genes associated with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in Asian countries, arguing that identifying disease-associated mutations greatly contributes to the knowledge of the cause and … Continue reading

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Urine Test Can Diagnose Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Prions Fueling A Public Health Disaster Urine can be used to test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Unfortunately, it also is a pathway that spreads prion disease among mammals. The Medical Research Council team is working on a simple test. They claim … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Seeds Treat Neurodegenerative Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Delivers Powerful Antioxidant Granalix BioTechnologies has developed a new treatment for those with Alzheimer’s disease. The company announced the availability of GranaGard™ a food supplement based on pomegranate oil that helps prevent neurodegeneration. GranaGard, is a submicron … Continue reading

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New Drug Offers Promise Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Treatment Purges Plaque Deposits Within Brain A new drug that can treat Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline. Hailed as the best … Continue reading

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Wildlife Contracting Brain Disease From Humans

Chronic Wasting Disease Further Proof Of Infectious Disease Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other forms of neurodegenerative disease are collectively becoming the leading cause of death around the world. Brain disease also continues to expand in wildlife. Is there a connection? Keep … Continue reading

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Caregivers Overwhelmed By Alzheimer’s Disease

eBook Offers Vital Tips For Caregivers, Patients Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. There are no vaccines to prevent it or cure it. Prevention is our best hope and nutrition offers the only proven hope … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Research Targets Prions

More Evidence That Prions Cause Alzheimer’s Disease ProMIS Neurosciences highlighted the growing mountain of research, which calls out Amyloid-beta and Tau prions (proteins), as the root cause for Alzheimer’s disease. The company released a white paper today compiling the scientific data … Continue reading

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