Alzheimer’s Disease & Parkinsonism

Alzheimer’s Disease & Parkinsonism

Beta-Amyloid Plaques – Real Cause of Alzheimers Disease?

The Alzheimers disease came in limelight in 1906.Dementia and cognitive ability degeneration along with deposition of beta- amyloid plaques are the principle cause of the disease. Plaques of beta-amyloid have been observed in patients at a very early stage. Read more…

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Posted by Mellisa Fisher - 02/02/2013 at 02:41

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Different Symptoms of Alzheimers in Men and Women

A recent study showed that the Alzheimers disease have different symptoms in men and women. More research work has to be done in this context. This study can have a useful impact on the ongoing research in field of Alzheimers treatment. Read more…

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Posted by Mellisa Fisher - 02/02/2013 at 02:23

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An Active Lifestyle can Slow Down Alzheimer’s Disease Progress

Now a day’s Alzheimer’s disease is a major concern for most of the old age people. According to reports of Alzheimer’s Association the disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the world. And this is one of the diseases which do not have a cure till date. Read more…

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Posted by Mellisa Fisher - 23/01/2013 at 04:01

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Diagnosis and Characterization of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Alzheimer’s Disease is a chronic brain disorder that robs the memory, reasoning skills, thinking, behavior, and learning new things. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most frequent disease among elders over the age of 65.  AD differs with other neurodegenerative disorder Read more…

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Posted by Mehaboobi - 20/12/2012 at 00:22

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Alzheimer’s Inhibition by Targeting Astrocytes

According to a recent study the activated astrocytes plays a harmful role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

Astrocytes are the most abundant cells in the human brain that performs many important functions for maintaining healthy nervous cells and tissues. Read more…

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Posted by Mellisa Fisher - 19/12/2012 at 02:33

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Alzheimer’s Patients Pain-Can Magnets Help?

A new technology known as trans-cranial magnetic stimulation has been tried on Alzheimer’s patients and the results were very good.  In this new technology, magnetic coils were used to stimulate the brain parts which were involved in learning and memory. Read more…

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Posted by Mellisa Fisher - 10/12/2012 at 03:07

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