Tag: Alzheimer’s disease

Serine Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s and ALS

Serine Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s and ALS Scientists have also demonstrated that memorization functions in mice were restored by supplying nutritional L-serine. #serine #alzheimers #als Juliette Le Douce, Marianne Maugard, Julien Veran, Marco Matos, Pierrick Jégo, Pierre-Antoine Vigneron, Emilie Faivre, Xavier Toussay, Michel Vandenberghe, Yaël Balbastre, Juliette Piquet, […]

Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks

Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks Scientists have discovered that a compound found in green tea, currently being studied for its ability to reduce amyloid plaques in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease, also breaks up and dissolves potentially dangerous protein […]

How to erase a memory — and restore it

  Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have erased and reactivated memories in rats, profoundly altering the animals’ reaction to past events.   The study, published in the June 1 advanced online issue of the journal Nature, is the first to show the […]

161st Health Research Report 10 AUG 2013 – Synopsis

http://www.healthresearchreport.me      In this issue: 1.       Plant-Based Compound May Inhibit HIV Infection, Research Shows 2.       Methamphetamine increases susceptibility to deadly fungal infection 3.       Exercise May be the Best Medicine for Alzheimer’s 4.       Study finds evidence of nerve damage in around half of fibromyalgia patients 5.       Blocking sugar […]

Necrostatin-1 counteracts aluminum’s neurotoxic effects

 Contact: Daphne Watrin d.watrin@iospress.nl 31-206-883-355 IOS Press   New studies in mice support toxic role of aluminum in neurodegenerative conditions, according to report in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Amsterdam, NL, August 2, 2013 – Investigators have linked aluminum accumulation in the brain as a possible contributing factor to […]

151st Health Research Report 22 MAR 2013

In this Issue: Folic acid lowers risk of autism Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models Study: Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups Green tea, coffee may help lower stroke risk How oils and fats regulate feeling of satiety Study Shows How Vitamin E Can Help Prevent […]

Supplements For Heat Tolerance – Brief Segment

Published on Mar 15, 2013 With this segment, I do a quick run through of some hypothetical supplements for heat tolerance. This segment is geared towards those who have to endure harsh temperatures while being physically active. I cover briefly AICAR, Resveratrol, Glycerol, Creatine , Colostrum, Electrolytes, Pine […]

91st Health Research Report 10 OCT 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 91st Issue 10 OCT 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me    Editors Top Five:   1. Diabetes risk may fall as magnesium intake climbs 2. J&J, FDA leaders take heat for ‘phantom’ recall 3. Vitamin D deficiency rampant in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, damaging […]

Green tea chemical combined with another may hold promise for treatment of brain disorders: EGCG, can prevent and destroy a variety of protein structures known as amyloids

2009 study posted for filing Contact: patti Jacobs pjacobs12@comcast.net 617-864-2712 Boston Biomedical Research Institute Watertown, MA—Scientists at Boston Biomedical Research Institute (BBRI) and the University of Pennsylvania have found that combining two chemicals, one of which is the green tea component EGCG, can prevent and destroy a variety […]

Radioprotection and extracts of Ginko biloba

Contact: Chang-Mo Kang kangcm@kcch.re.kr Inderscience Publishers Herbal tonic for radiotherapy Antioxidant extracts of the leaves of the Gingko biloba tree may protect cells from radiation damage, according to a study published in the International Journal of Low Radiation. The discovery may one day be used to help reduce […]

Pesticide levels in blood linked to Parkinson’s disease, UT Southwestern researchers find

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Aline McKenzie aline.mckenzie@utsouthwestern.edu 214-648-3404 UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS – July 13, 2009 – People with Parkinson’s disease have significantly higher blood levels of a particular pesticide than healthy people or those with Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have […]

Association Found Between Parkinson’s Disease and Pesticide Exposure in French Farm Workers: pesticide exposure may lead to neurodegeneration

2009 study posted for filing Paris, France – June 04, 2009 – The cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD), the second most frequent neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease, is unknown, but in most cases it is believed to involve a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility. Laboratory […]

Commonly used medications may produce cognitive impairment in older adults:

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen caisen@iupui.edu 317-274-7722 Indiana University Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an anticholinergic effect, are important medical therapies available by prescription and also are sold over the counter under various brand names such as Benadryl®, Dramamine®, Excederin PM®, Nytol®, Sominex®, […]

Aspirin and similar drugs may be associated with brain microbleeds in older adults: Causes amyloid accumulation often related to Alzheimer’s disease

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Monique M.B. Breteler, M.D., Ph.D. m.breteler@erasmusmc.nl JAMA and Archives Journals Individuals who take aspirin or other medications that prevent blood clotting by inhibiting the accumulation of platelets appear more likely to have tiny, asymptomatic areas of bleeding in the brain, according to […]

Language learning makes the brain grow

Contact: Johan Mårtensson johan.martensson@psychology.lu.se 46-707-554-401 Lund University At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy in the city of Uppsala, young people with a flair for languages go from having no knowledge of a language such as Arabic, Russian or Dari to speaking it fluently in the space of […]

Melatonin may save eyesight in inflammatory disease: Uveitis

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Angela Colmone acolmone@asip.org 301-634-7953 American Journal of Pathology Buenos Aires, Argentina — Current research suggests that melatonin therapy may help treat uveitis, a common inflammatory eye disease. The related report by Sande et al., “Therapeutic Effect of Melatonin in Experimental Uveitis,” appears […]

Melatonin and exercise work against Alzheimer’s in mice

Contact: SINC info@agenciasinc.es 34-914-251-820 FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Different anti-aging treatments work together and add years of life The combination of two neuroprotective therapies, voluntary physical exercise, and the daily intake of melatonin has been shown to have a synergistic effect against brain deterioration […]

Children with MS were 1.74 times more likely to have received a certain type of hepatitis B vaccine, called Engerix B®. Those children with MS developed symptoms three or more years after the vaccine.

Public release date: 25-Sep-2008 Re-Posted for Filing Contact: Rachel Seroka rseroka@aan.com 651-695-2738 American Academy of Neurology Majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B not at increased risk of MS ST. PAUL, Minn. – The majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B are not at an increased risk of […]

Neural implants could spark better decisions

18:00 19 September 2012 by Douglas Heaven Magazine issue 2883. Ever wish you could make better choices? That could one day be possible thanks to an electronic brain implant that can enhance short-term memory and decision-making in primates. The implant can also restore these functions in an animal model […]