• More evidence for controversial theory that herpesviruses play role in Alzheimer's disease

    5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    In a large-scale analysis, researchers use data from three different brain banks to suggest that human herpesviruses are more abundant in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and may play a role in regulatory genetic networks that are believed to lead to the disease. This work lends support to the controversial hypothesis that viruses are involved in Alzheimer's disease and offers potential new paths for treatment.
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  • Herpes strains 90% of us have are 'abundant' in Alzheimer's patients

    Herpes strains 90% of us have are 'abundant' in Alzheimer's patients

    5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Two strains of the herpes virus that some 90 percent of us pick up as children may disrupt the human genes that raise risks for Alzheimer's disease, new Mt Sinai School of Medicine research reveals.
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  • Relaxing 'brain tingles' may have benefits for both mental and physical health

    5 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response - the relaxing 'brain tingles' experienced by some people in response to specific triggers, such as whispering, tapping and slow hand movements - may have benefits for both mental and physical health, according to new research.
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  • Breakthrough discovery reveals brain metals that may drive progression of Alzheimer's disease

    5 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Alzheimer's disease could be better treated, thanks to a breakthrough discovery of the properties of the metals in the brain involved in the progression of the neurodegenerative condition, by an international research collaboration including the University of Warwick.
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  • Deep Brain Stimulation may Benefit Older Alzheimer's Disease Patients

    Deep Brain Stimulation may Benefit Older Alzheimer's Disease Patients

    5 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Deep brain stimulation of the fornix shows promise for patients with mild Alzheimer's disease who are over 65years old. This helps identify who will benefit most from DBS to treat Alzheimer's disease.
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