Tag: Amyloid buildup

The War Against Alzheimer’s: Amid Funding Boost And Ongoing Clinical Trials, Are We Actually Winning?

With the 21st Century Cures Act and greater funding into research initiatives on the disease, is Alzheimer's disease actually close to being solved? And does the amyloid buildup hypothesis still hold despite a failed clinical trial?

Neuroscience February 14, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Rooted In Vitamin A Deficiency

Alzheimer’s disease typically occurs in old age but now researchers have discovered the neurodegenerative condition may take root earlier when vitamin A deficiency is present during pregnancy or early after birth.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2017

New Drug Shows Promise In Stopping Alzheimer's From Developing

An experimental drug developed by pharma company Biogen has the ability to breakdown plaque deposits and remove them from the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. Researchers believe this could lead to the development of an effective treatment for the brain disorder.

Neuroscience August 31, 2016

Taurine-Like Chemical Clears Alzheimer's Plaque In Mice

Korean researchers found taurine-like EPPS chemical dissolved amyloid buildup in mice brains engineered to mimic Alzheimer's symptoms. Non-toxic and water soluble, the EPPS chemical can break down amyloid clusters that can be cleared easily.

Life December 10, 2015

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