Alzheimer’s & Dementia

New protein structure may

Feb 21, 2017 | | Say something

combat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson Scientists believe they have devised a new structure of the protein that could help neutralize the toxic effects of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a structure that has the ability to stop negative changes in body cells that become the state linked to […more]

Exeter man raising money for the Alzheimer Society

Feb 20, 2017 | | Say something

A man of Exeter will conduct a mountain climb that will last three weeks to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. Chris Sainsbury has flown to Kyrgyzstan to start the three-week adventure in which he will try to conquer the Lenin peak, which is 7,134 meters high, the Exeter Express and Echo reports. He is […more]

It could be effective for Alzheimer’s disease an oral drug?

Feb 20, 2017 | | Say something

Scientists believe that an oral medication might be a good way to help fight Alzheimer’s disease. It is believed that this method of treatment to help stabilize microtubules in the brain, which have a crucial role to play in the welfare of the body, as they are responsible for growth and division. Moreover, in the […more]

TDP-43 amplifies 10 times Alzheimer

Feb 16, 2017 | | Say something

TDP-43 amplifies 10 times Alzheimer ; VIDEOS + ARTICLE – ALZHEIMER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: beta-amyloid and tau proteins have always been considered guilty of Alzheimer’s disease. However, many people have a lot of amyloid and tau protein but not of Alzheimer’s. TDP-43 is the reason why? abnormal accumulation of beta-amyloid and tau proteins are considered the […more]

arthritis drug could slow, the study found Alzheimer

Jan 31, 2017 | | Say something

Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease could see the progression of the disease slowed by adopting a drug developed for the treatment of arthritis. According to British scientists, Etranercept can prevent the disease from worsening in patients with dementia. Administered by weekly injection, it is commonly used to treat arthritis and acts by blocking the effect of […more]

They could test sight and smell predict Alzheimer’s disease?

Jan 27, 2017 | | Say something

simple eye tests and nose may become effective means for determining whether or not an individual is likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. In the first case, scientists exploit the fact that the eye is essentially an extension of the brain and inspected for beta-amyloid proteins were present. These are generally regarded as the hallmark of […more]

How are healing an Alzheimer’s nearby?

Jan 13, 2017 | | Say something

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Blood tests may help with the diagnosis of Alzheimer

Jan 8, 2017 | | Say something

A new blood test has been devised by scientists who could play a decisive role in determining whether individuals have the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Experts from King’s College London have identified a group of ten proteins found in the blood which can predict whether people with memory problems will develop the degenerative disease in […more]

Sir Terry Pratchett cancels appearance due to Alzheimer

Jan 6, 2017 | | Say something

Sir Terry Pratchett has announced he will not attend a conference this summer as a result of Alzheimer’s disease . The popular author was diagnosed with posterior cortical atrophy towards the end of 2007, which has been referred to since as “the embuggerance”. He made the announcement on its website, admitting he was “very sad” […more]