Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid treatment for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid treatment for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease For decades, researches have been investigating the underlying foundations of Alzheimer’s disease to provide clues for the design of a successful therapy. Breakthrough insights reveal the molecular basis of the hereditary form of Alzheimer’s disease that strikes early in life. Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid…

Green tea ingredient may ameliorate memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, and obesity

Green tea ingredient may ameliorate memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, and obesity A new study involving mice, suggests that EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), the most abundant catechin and biologically active component in green tea, could alleviate high-fat and high-fructose (HFFD)-induced insulin resistance and cognitive impairment. Green tea ingredient may ameliorate memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, and obesity …

Newly discovered biomarkers may lead to promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's

Newly discovered biomarkers may lead to promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and determining a patient’s prognosis is an inexact business, and that stands in the way of better personalized care and advances in treatment. A new study has identified a potential new way of confirming the disease and predicting a patient’s outlook. …

Gene variant increases risk for depression, study finds

Gene variant increases risk for depression, study finds A gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression, finds a new study. People with apolipoprotein-E4, called ApoE4 for short, have a 20 percent greater chance of developing clinically significant depressive symptoms later in life compared…