Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Drop ‘could protect against Alzheimer’

Aug 4, 2017 | | Say something

People with gout may be less likely to develop Alzheimer , according to a new study. researchers believe that this could be due to the accumulation of uric acid waste product in the blood of those affected by gout. uric acid has antioxidant properties that can protect against the development or progression of neurodegenerative diseases. […more]

New target protein found in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, MS

Jul 31, 2017 | | Say something

The activation of a protein on the surface of brain cells could help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis (MS). protein, known as TREM2 found that to help cells known as microglia to clear debris from the brain, eliminating one of the factors that can lead to the development of neurological disorders. […more]

Researchers are studying immunological basis of Alzheimer

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

Genetic research has shed light on the role played by the immune system in the development of the disease Alzheimer. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology used a mouse model of the disease to analyze changes that occur in genes and regions that regulate genes such as Alzheimer’s disease progresses. Mice were designed so […more]

New discovery “could stop Alzheimer’s disease in early stages’

Jul 20, 2017 | | Say something

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease that could stop in its early stages. scientists at Cambridge University have identified a type of molecule that occurs naturally in humans and has the ability to break the cycle of events that scientists believe leads to disease. Known as Brichos, the molecule binds […more]

artist Lynn del Rey with the aim of raising awareness of Alzheimer with new book

Jul 13, 2017 | | Say something

An illustrator has contributed his talents to a new book that is the goal to help children understand the impact that Alzheimer’s disease can have on their elderly relatives. Joann Sands, Kings Lynn, has been working with the American author Lola Carlile to produce ‘My grandmother has Alzheimer’s, which tells the story of how the […more]

Alzheimer Society of becoming largest research funding promise once

Jun 25, 2017 | | Say something

The Alzheimer Society has announced its growing commitment to research for dementia, which involves the creation of 53 doctoral scholarships. A new network of doctoral training is to be created using £ 5 million investment to help the next generation of researchers to develop treatments and improve care for people with the disease. These new […more]

Regular consumption of beer may protect against Alzheimer’s disease?

Jun 21, 2017 | | Say something

An ingredient found in beer may help slow the progression of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, according to new research. The Daily Mail reports that a chemical in hops – known as xanthohumol or XN -. Could protect the brain from experiencing oxidative damage, which is commonly associated with such conditions Dr . […more]

imaging technique ‘could help prevent Alzheimer’

Jun 7, 2017 | | Say something

An innovative way of imaging the human brain may help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at the University of Southern California in the US uses high-resolution images of the human brain to show first that the protective blood brain barrier becomes permeable with age. This process begins in the hippocampus, a center […more]

online test developed to measure the risk of Alzheimer

Jun 3, 2017 | | Say something

A new online test has been developed to assess the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease people. on, 20 minutes Test Free cognitive function, which is designed to be taken by people between 50 and 70 years, have simple questions about lifestyle and diet, which are used for calculate the risk of being diagnosed with the […more]