Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by JBeukema, Jul 4, 2009.
Alzheimer's Research Yields Potential Drug Target
'Yo mama' takes on a new meaning...
Alzheimer's More Likely Inherited Through Mother
March 03, 2011 - Researchers use MRI scans to look for shrinking brain tissue
i hope soon alzheimer's will be like small pox...a forgotten disease
thanks there wal i had been avoiding the news report on mothers and alzheimers
Pre-cursor to Alzheimer's starts years before dementia...
New Alzheimer's guidelines target early stages
4/19/2011 - Disease begins a decade before dementia appears
Diet and Alzheimer's...
US Study: No Evidence Healthy Diet Prevents Alzheimers
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 - A new U.S. government study says there is not enough evidence to prove that living a healthy lifestyle prevents Alzheimer's disease.
I'm so jazzed to read about this initial phase of researchers hot on the trail of this morbid killer and destroyer of good lives. I was particularly excited about the links on the page explaining the chemical changes in the brains of Alzheimer's victims:
Granny awful sorry to hear dis...
Singer Glen Campbell suffering from Alzheimer's disease
22 June 2011 - Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months ago
Brain injury more than doubles the risk of dementia...
Traumatic brain injury doubles risk of Alzheimer's
17 July`11 - A brain injury more than doubles the risk of dementia, according to new research.
Painkillers 'may ease agitation' in dementia patients
17 July 2011 - Many dementia patients being prescribed "chemical cosh" antipsychotic drugs could be better treated with simple painkillers, research says.
Dat's why Uncle Ferd lets Granny mow the lawn - its good exercise for her...
Studies Show Exercise Reduces Dementia Risk
July 22, 2011 - A daily, half-hour of brisk walking has significant impact
I don't mean to put down the big pharm R&D establishment but the "findings" are hardly noteworthy. It's a drug company probably trying to get lucrative federal funding for a drug by making claims of "breakthru's" that are just theories and decades in the future.
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