Sunday, April 27, 2014
What are the differences between carnosine and carnotine, and how do they work?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Gilenya helps Alzheimers
Monday, April 21, 2014
Sexual health and aging: Keep the passion alive - Mayo Clinic
Faster cognitive decline in elders without dementia and decreased risk of cancer mortality
Researchers at UPMC are looking specifically at that 4 percent group, trying to determine what happens to the brain during aging that accelerates (or in some cases decelerates) the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at UPMC are looking specifically at that 4 percent group, trying to determine what happens to the brain during aging that accelerates (or in some cases decelerates) the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
GENE VARIANT PUTS WOMEN AT HIGHER RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S THAN IT DOES MEN, STANFORD STUDY FINDS
STANFORD, Calif. — Carrying a copy of a gene variant called ApoE4 confers a substantially greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease on women than it does on men, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The scientists arrived at their findings by analyzing data on large numbers of older individuals who were tracked over time and noting whether they had progressed from good health to mild cognitive impairment — from which most move on to develop Alzheimer’s disease within a few years — or to Alzheimer’s disease itself.
The discovery holds implications for genetic counselors, clinicians and individual patients, as well as for clinical-trial designers. It could also help shed light on the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive neurological syndrome that robs its victims of their memory and ability to reason. Its incidence increases exponentially after age 65. An estimated one in every eight people past that age in the United States has Alzheimer’s. Experts project that by mid-century, the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s will more than double from the current estimate of 5-6 million.
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Friday, April 4, 2014
Pet therapy: Man's best friend as healer - Mayo Clinic
LARGEST ALZHEIMER'S STUDY EVER FINDS NEW GENES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DISEASE & CONFIRMS ITS OVERLAP WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS & PARKINSONS
New genes linked to late-onset Alzheimer's have been discovered, giving scientists clues on how to create better drugs to fight off the disease. Researchers in the multinational International Genomics of Alzheimer's Project (IGAP) have found 11 genes which broaden our understanding of the disease and confirm its overlap with other neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.
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