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Removing protein may restore earliest sign of Alzheimer’s

Loss of smell, which is one of the earliest impairments caused by Alzheimer’s disease, can be restored by removing a plaque-forming protein in a mouse model of the disease Continue reading “Removing protein may restore earliest sign of Alzheimer’s” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 28th, 2011
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Alzheimer’s damage could be reversed by deep brain stimulation

Jolting the brain with electricity could reverse damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease, Canadian scientists say Continue reading “Alzheimer’s damage could be reversed by deep brain stimulation” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Forgetting to eat can thin out Alzheimer’s victims

Old people afflicted with the Alzheimer’s may forget to eat and eventually lose weight, a new study reveals Continue reading “Forgetting to eat can thin out Alzheimer’s victims” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Weight loss could be early warning sign of Alzheimer’s

People in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease are more likely to have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who did not have the condition Continue reading “Weight loss could be early warning sign More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Soon, people’s noses to tell their Alzheimer’s risk

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the form of a test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s years before symptoms of the killer disease appear, by simply looking at the patient’s nose Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Secret to beating Alzheimer’s lies in potent vaccines

Vaccines need to be given to sufferers in the very early stages of Alzheimer’s to stop it, scientists say Continue reading “Secret to beating Alzheimer’s lies in potent vaccines” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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Hirano bodies may play protective role in progression of Alzheimer’s

For decades, researchers have been baffled about Hirano bodies – extremely tiny objects found in nerve cells of people suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer’s, mad cow and Lou Gehrig’s diseases Continue More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
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Cataract surgery improves mood, sleep in Alzheimer’s

Patients of mild Alzhiemer’s showed improved cognitive ability, mood and sleep patterns, especially after cataract surgery improved their vision Continue reading “Cataract surgery improves mood, sleep More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Drinking water disinfection byproducts could up risk for Alzheimer’s

Drinking water disinfection byproducts suggests a possible connection to adverse health effects, including neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, a new study has warned Continue reading “Drinking water More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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China, Canada to build Alzheimer’s research centre

A China-Canada joint research centre for child development and the study of Alzheimer’s disease will be built at a children’s hospital in southwest China Continue reading “China, Canada to build More...