Researchers describe new class of potent inhibitors against amyloid plaques
7 monthes ago - By News Medical
Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available.
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The woman who can SMELL Parkinson's
Joy Milne , of Perth, Scotland, discovered she can smell Parkinson's when she noticed a change in her late husband Les's scent a decade before he was diagnosed in 1985.
Eye Proteins Levels are Potential Predictors Of Future Alzheimer's Disease
Low levels of amyloid- 946; and tau proteins, biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease , in eye fluid were significantly associated with low cognitive scores.
Thousands of cataracts patients are missing out on vital surgery because of...
A report revealing which local NHS boards are rationing cataract ops, hip and knee replacements, hernia repairs and glucose monitors found Bedfordshire is the only one...
Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine SUES his school
Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton, objects to vaccines because he believes they 'contain aborted fetal cells'.
Hypertensive Treatment Prevents Worsening Brain Damage In Senior Adults
Elderly people with hypertension who took medicine to keep their 24-hour systolic blood pressure around 130 mm Hg for 3 years showed significantly less accumulation of harmful...
Anti-hormonal Drugs Trigger Depression in Men With Prostate Cancer
Men who receive anti-hormonal treatment after a radical prostatectomy have an increased tendency to depression, revealed Danish researchers.
Sniffing out Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that leads to progressive brain cell death and extensive loss of motor function. Despite much research being conducted on...
Will Missed Endpoint Sink Magnetic Tx for Alzheimer's?
FDA panel to consider inconsistent trial data at Thursday meeting
Alzheimer's Risk Also Linked to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Degree Family
Risk for AD rises even in absence of first-degree family history, but lifestyle changes can reduce risk
Overturning Dogma - Using Testosterone in Prostate Cancer
Testosterone replacement therapy decreased the risk for biochemical recurrence in some men and delayed time to recurrence in others, findings that took investigators by...