This human protein may unfurl toxic tangles in Alzheimer’s disease

June 28, 2017 admin 0

A human protein — called CyP40 — can untangle the neurodegenerative clumps that characterize Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, scientists reported Tuesday in the journal PLoS […]

Study: Olive Oil Protects Brain From Alzheimer’s

June 23, 2017 admin 0

The benefits of a Mediterranean diet are widely chronicled, but new research shows extra-virgin olive oil, a key part of the diet, may protect “against […]

Eight surprising health benefits of coffee

June 6, 2017 admin 0

Good news for coffee drinkers! Research has shown that drinking coffee can have a number of health benefits, from helping to burn fat to warding against […]

Detecting alzheimer’s disease before symptoms emerge

June 1, 2017 admin 0

Long before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain. Amyloid plaques, which are clusters […]

Eating salmon and sardines ‘prevents Alzheimer’s disease’

May 30, 2017 admin 0

Eating plenty of salmon, mackerel and sardines prevents Alzheimer’s disease by boosting blood flow to specific areas of the brain, a study shows. Scientists used […]

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Affect Brain Cells in Similar Way

May 29, 2017 admin 0

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Affect Brain Cells in Similar Way Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Share Crucial Feature Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, are […]

A new cell separator that began life as a tinfoil and epoxy glue prototype built with supplies from a University shop could revolutionise stem-cell and regenerative cell-based therapies.

May 9, 2017 admin 0

Biomedical Engineers, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, at the University of Surrey developed the new cell separator — which could help medical advances […]

Experts excited by brain ‘wonder-drug’

April 22, 2017 admin 0

Scientists hope they have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia. In 2013, a UK Medical Research Council team stopped brain […]

Depression drug that could slow Alzheimer’s

April 21, 2017 admin 0

A drug formerly used for depression could be a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests. Trazodone was shown to reduce brain shrinkage in […]

Risk factors for heart disease and stroke also tied to Alzheimer’s

April 13, 2017 admin 0

(Reuters Health) – Middle-aged people with risk factors for heart attacks and stroke are also more likely to develop changes in the brain that can […]