Tag: Disease

Scientists discover the ‘missing link’ that triggers Alzheimer’s – and hope findings could lead to drugs that restore memory | Mail Online

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Scientists discover the ‘missing link’ that triggers Alzheimer’s – and hope findings could lead to drugs that restore memory | Mail Online

By Ellie Zolfagharifard Researchers have discovered a protein that they claim is the missing link to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. They found that blocking this protein with an existing drug can restore memory in mice with ain damage that mimics the disease. The findings could offer hope of developing drugs to slow the degenerative […]

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Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

  The studies, presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris, are part of a widespread search for ways to detect Alzheimer’s before memory problems begin, when drugs and treatments have a better chance of making a difference. “I don’t think we can wait until people develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild Alzheimer’s. I think […]

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