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Ayahuasca 'stimulates the brain to fight Alzheimer's', study claims

Ayahuasca 'stimulates the brain to fight Alzheimer's', study claims | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
New research shows the drug stimulates the generation of human neural cells that block the effects of DYRK1A, a gene that is overactivated in Alzheimer's and Down syndrome patients.
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Flickering LED lights could treat Alzheimer's disease

Flickering LED lights could treat Alzheimer's disease | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Twinkling lights aren't just pretty -- if they're flickering at a specific frequency, they could also treat Alzheimer's disease. A group of researchers hav
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Could statins be the miracle cure for Alzheimer's?

Could statins be the miracle cure for Alzheimer's? | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Taking the daily tablets for at least two years reduced the risk of Alzheimer's by 15 per cent for women, researchers from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, found.
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New biomarker predicts Alzheimer's disease and link to diabetes

New biomarker predicts Alzheimer's disease and link to diabetes | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
An enzyme found in the fluid around the brain and spine is giving researchers a snapshot of what happens inside the minds of Alzheimer's patients and how that relates to cognitive decline.
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Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer's

Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Using LED lights flickering at a specific frequency, MIT researchers have shown that they can substantially reduce the beta amyloid plaques seen in Alzheimer's disease, in the visual cortex of mice.
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Where Does Alzheimer's Treatment Go From Here?

Where Does Alzheimer's Treatment Go From Here? | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
The failure of an experimental drug that targets clumps of protein inside the brains of Alzheimer's patients called into question one of the leading theories about the cause of the dementia.
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Alzheimer's disease: Here are the most important stories of 2016 and why they matter

The Solanezumab trial has failed but other compounds show promising results.
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Investigational new drug for Alzheimer's scheduled for first study in humans

Investigational new drug for Alzheimer's scheduled for first study in humans | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt University scientists have received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that testing in humans may proceed for an investigational new drug for Alzheimer's disease after more than 10 year
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Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk

Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
​We've already heard that things like special enzymes and fresh produce may help ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. According to new research, however, you can now add "taking saunas" to that list – and the more often you take them, the better.
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Breakthrough Alzheimer's Study Suggests Blood Test Diagnosis Is On The Horizon

Breakthrough Alzheimer's Study Suggests Blood Test Diagnosis Is On The Horizon | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
New research suggests we are closer than ever to making a blood test screening for Alzheimer's Disease a reality.
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This Could Be A Surprising Indicator Of Alzheimer's

This Could Be A Surprising Indicator Of Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
A research team recently examined 2,092 paintings from the careers of seven famous artists and found potential indicators of neurodegenerative disorders.
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Do Brussels sprouts hold the key to an Alzheimer's pill?

Do Brussels sprouts hold the key to an Alzheimer's pill? | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
The experts from the universities of Durham and Aberdeen are creating a supercharged version of the acid produced by vitamin A rich vegetables like sprouts, carrots, spinach and tomatoes.
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Paintings reveal early signs of cognitive decline, claims study

Paintings reveal early signs of cognitive decline, claims study | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Psychologists believe they can identify progressive changes in the work of artists who went on to develop Alzheimer’s
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A New Approach to Alzheimer’s: Restore Defective Brain Waves

A New Approach to Alzheimer’s: Restore Defective Brain Waves | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
In a completely new approach, scientists reduced a hallmark of the disease in mice by stimulating their neurons with flickering lights.
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A Potential Driver of Age and Alzheimer’s Related Memory Loss

A Potential Driver of Age and Alzheimer’s Related Memory Loss | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups, discussion forums, free books, resources, science videos and more.
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Study confirms 'sniff test' may be useful in diagnosing early Alzheimer's disease

Study confirms 'sniff test' may be useful in diagnosing early Alzheimer's disease | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Tests that measure the sense of smell may soon become common in neurologists' offices. Scientists have been finding increasing evidence that the sense of
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New Strategy Devised for Clearing Alzheimer’s-Associated Amyloid Plaques | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

New Strategy Devised for Clearing Alzheimer’s-Associated Amyloid Plaques | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Researchers find that GM-CSF can activate microglial cells to engulf newly forming amyloid clumps in the brain
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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Detected in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Detected in Cerebrospinal Fluid | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
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Aluminium DOES cause Alzheimer's

Aluminium DOES cause Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Professor Chris Exley, from Keele University, says the new findings should encourage anyone who has maintained that aluminium has no role in cognitive decline to think again.
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New findings about key cellular protein could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

New findings about key cellular protein could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative diseases | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
New details learned about a key cellular protein could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's, Huntington's, Alzheimer's, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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A faster way to diagnose dementia?

A faster way to diagnose dementia? | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
High levels of an enzyme are found in obese adults - which leads to type 2 diabetes. But autotaxin is also higher in people with Alzheimer's disease, Iowa State University researchers found.
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A simple 'sniff test' is accurate in diagnosing dementia early on

A simple 'sniff test' is accurate in diagnosing dementia early on | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found asking elderly patients to try and identify 16 odours alongside a cognitive test was effective in diagnosing 87 per cent of dementia sufferers.
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Method discovered to remove damaging amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease | KurzweilAI

Method discovered to remove damaging amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease | KurzweilAI | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Illustration of formation of beta-amyloid plaque. Enzymes act on the APP (amyloid precursor protein) and cut it into fragments. The beta-amyloid fragment is
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Study details molecular roots of Alzheimer's

Study details molecular roots of Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have detailed the structure of a molecule that has been implicated in Alzheimer's disease. Knowing the shape of the molecule—and how that shape may b
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Alzheimer's hope in new memory-restoring drug

Alzheimer's hope in new memory-restoring drug | Alzheimer's | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Leicester have developed a new class of Alzheimer's drug that has been shown to restore memory loss, slow disease progression and increase the lifespan of mice. The team hopes that the finding could lead to new treatment options for Alzheimer’s in humans.
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