All posts tagged "amyloid"

  • Smell Function Loss Could Be Sign of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

    A study links a loss of smell function in Alzheimer’s disease model animals with amyloid ? (protein) accumulation in the brain, a distinguishing hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Research suggests that olfactory dysfunction, a common symptom of Alzheimer’s...

    • Posted January 17, 2010
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  • Alzheimer’s Brain Changes Observed in Older Persons Without Dementia

    Researchers have uncovered an early disruption in the process of memory formation in older humans who exhibit some early brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, but show little or no memory impairment. The work sheds light on...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Vitamin D and Curcumin Could Help Clear Amyloid Beta in Alzheimer’s

    Researchers have found that a form of vitamin D, together with a chemical found in turmeric spice called curcumin, could help stimulate the immune system to clear the brain of amyloid beta, which forms the plaques considered...

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Soybean Product Natto Has Potential to Prevent Amyloid in Alzheimer’s

    A vegan food renowned in Asia for its ability to protect against heart attacks also shows a powerful ability in lab experiments to prevent formation of the clumps of tangled protein involved in Alzheimer’s, scientists in Taiwan...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Apple Juice Can Help to Delay Onset of Alzheimer’s

    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that we can take steps to delay age-related cognitive decline, including in some cases that which accompanies Alzheimer’s, according to a study published in the January 2009 issue of the Journal...

    • Posted January 23, 2009
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  • The Effects of Fish Oil, Caffeine and Copper in Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s currently afflicts an estimated 5.1 million Americans. By 2050, the number of individuals age 65 and over with Alzheimer’s could range from 11 million to 16 million unless science finds a way to prevent or effectively...

    • Posted January 18, 2009
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