Scientists discover protective Alzheimer’s gene, develop rapid drug-testing platform

In breakthrough research, a gene has been discovered that can naturally suppress the signs of Alzheimer’s disease in human brain cells. The scientists have also developed a new rapid drug-screening system for treatments that could potentially delay or prevent the disease. The research led by the Queen Mary University of London was published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. The main […]

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Alzheimer’s disease: The foods that can impact brain health revealed by expert

Dr Emer MacSweeney, consultant neuroradiologist at Re:Cognition Health spoke exclusively with Express.co.uk and said a recent study has indicated that the MIND diet could reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease by up to 53 percent for those following it religiously (35 percent for those following moderately). She said: “The MIND diet is a combination of the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet […]

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Why is Alzheimer’s more common in women?

Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients are women. So far, on the grounds that women live on average longer than men. A study in the Online edition of "Neurology" the difference, however, hormonal changes during menopause. 85 women and 36 men aged between 40 and 65 years without signs of intellectual impairment took part in the study. In Thinking and memory tests […]

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