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Antibodies Can Slow Progression Alzheimer’s disease is one of the deadliest, costliest, and demanding diseases in the world. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, no drugs have been developed to prevent or reverse the brain disease. A promising new medication known as BAN2401 might offer hope, while helping redirect future research on […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Tradition has it that you get a welcome in the hillsides. But shepherd Kevin Stephens (below, right) is planning to supply something else entirely – a drug to fight Alzheimer’s disease, no less, extracted from the Welsh national flower, the humble daffodil. And the revolution is due to start next year. The […]

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Fisetin Helps Maintain Brain Function An antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables appears to stop memory loss that accompanies Alzheimer’s disease in mice, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered. In experiments on mice that normally develop Alzheimer’s symptoms less than a year after birth, a daily dose of the compound—a flavonol called fisetin—prevented the progressive […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Connected To Diabetes Humanin is an amino acid known to play many roles in the human body. Alzheimer’s disease defense may be one of those roles. Humanin is a potential therapeutic agent for Alzheimer’s disease, and its derivative, S14 G-humanin, is much stronger in its neuroprotective effect against Alzheimer’s disease-relevant insults. Although effective, […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Often Undiagnosed, Misdiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease likely plays a much larger role in the deaths of older citizens than is reported, according to a new study that says the disease may be the third-leading cause of death in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Alzheimer’s disease as the sixth-leading cause […]

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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Not Precise By Richard C. Senelick, M.D. via Huffington Post Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is defined by progressive memory loss and the loss of other intellectual abilities that are serious enough to interfere with daily life. It is a common problem, and your chance of developing AD doubles every […]

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Treats Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Researchers find that acupuncture may help Alzheimer’s disease patients. The researchers note that their findings suggest that acupuncture improves memory and prevents degradation of brain tissue. They note “that EA (electroacupuncture) may be a promising treatment for AD (Alzheimer’s disease) and may improve cognitive function. The findings are a result of a […]

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