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New antibodies to combat Alzheimer’s


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Researchers have hit upon a surprisingly new method to make antibodies to neutralize harmful protein particles behind Alzheimer's disease.Antibodies are large proteins produced by the immune ... Read more...

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Jab that halts Alzheimer’s


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A jab that could halt Alzheimer's in its earliest stages is being tested on British patients.Some 50 men and women with mild memory problems will be ... Read more...

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Revolutionary jab to halt Alzheimer’s may be available within two years


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Scientists have made one of the biggest potential breakthroughs in the search for Alzheimer's treatments.A revolutionary jab that could stop the onslaught of the disease may be available ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to prevent Alzheimer’s discovered


April 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The discovery of five genetic links to Alzheimer's disease potentially opens newer ways of treating the condition.The discoveries mean a total of 10 genes are now ... Read more...

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Common lab dye may be the key to longevity


March 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that basic Yellow 1, a dye used in neuroscience laboratories around the world to detect damaged protein in Alzheimer's disease, is a wonder ... Read more...

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Nanoparticle ’smart bomb’ formed by bee venom may harbour cancer cure


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A toxic protein in bee venom, when altered, significantly improves the effectiveness liposome-encapsulated drugs or dyes, such as those already used to treat or diagnose cancer, according to ... Read more...

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Botox research shows ’smiling actually increases your happiness’


June 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): If you have undergone a Botox treatment, you should smile more often to feel happier, suggests a new research.Botox, used to fight facial wrinkles, is made of an ... Read more...

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Faulty clean-up process may be Huntington’s disease key


April 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown for the first time that the accumulation of a mutated protein may explain damaging cellular behavior ... Read more...

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Scientists using gene therapy to stall Huntington’s disease


November 1st, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Scientists from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have suggested a gene therapy that is capable of stalling the development of Huntington's disease.Huntington's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder with ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil delinquent duo that exacerbate Alzheimer’s symptoms


August 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that when alpha-7, a key nicotine receptor that plays a role in cognitive processes, encounters beta amyloid, the ... Read more...

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Eating curry can prevent dementia: US research


June 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 4 (IANS) Eating Indian curry meal regularly can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, an Indian-born researcher has told a meeting of British psychiatrists.Prof ... Read more...

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Fish oil could help prevent Parkinson’s disease


April 20th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Incorporating an omega three fatty acid- found in fish oil- in the diet could help prevent diseases like Parkinson's and Huntington's.Dr. Nicolas Bazan, form the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

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Survival mode protects cells when oxygen dips, also slows ageing


April 17th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) A pathway that protects cells when oxygen levels dip also plays a role in longevity and resistance against old-age diseases, according to a new study. A cell's protective reaction ... Read more...

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Tomatoes may harbour Alzheimers cure


July 9th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Besides making pastas curry tangy, the plump and red tomato has far more serious benefits the humble fruit can be a suitable carrier for an oral vaccine ... Read more...

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New neuro-imaging technique spots Alzheimer’s 18 months earlier


June 18th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): A neuro-imaging technique developed in the US, called PiB PET, may help spot Alzheimer's disease 18 months earlier, according to an Australian study.Professor David Ames, a ... Read more...

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