Red wine, dark chocolate and raspberries could slow effects of Alzheimer's: Chemical in foods 'protects the brain from damage'

Reservatrol, naturally-occurring in some foods, strengthens the blood-brain barrier - protecting the brain from harmful molecules, a study by Georgetown University Medical Centre found.
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Intracerebroventricular streptozotocin induces behavioral impairments and increases short‑term C3 gene expression in the hippocampus of Wistar rats. Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars). 2020;80(2):160-171 Authors: Pfutzenreuter G, Nieradka K, Pincerati MR, da Silva IS Abstract A non‑transgenic rat model based on intracerebroventricular injection of streptozotocin (STZ) has been used as an animal model to investigate mechanisms associated to the late onset of sporadic Alzheimer's disease, such as anatomical and behavioral impairments. However, molecular aspects related to gene expression, mainly in the hippo...
Source: Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) Source Type: research
This study clarifies the roles of natural bile acids in the nervous system and in AChE function through multiple experimental and simulation methods. PMID: 32602852 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) Source Type: research
DEMENTIA has no cure but research suggests the choices you make in life may influence your risk of brain decline later on. To that end, certain dietary items have been shown to increase your risk of Alzheimer's disease.
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Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related DisordersAuthor(s): S. Borrelli, T. Genoud-Prachex, M. Meyer, J-F. Démonet, O. Rouaud
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundA practical strategy to discover sepsis specific proteins may be to compare the plasma peptides and proteins from patients in the intensive care unit with and without sepsis. The aim was to discover proteins and/or peptides that show greater observation frequency and/or precursor intensity in sepsis. The endogenous tryptic peptides of ICU-Sepsis were compared to ICU Control, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, female normal, sepsis, heart attack, Alzheimer ’s and multiple sclerosis along with their institution-matched controls, female normals and normal samples collected directly onto ice.MethodsEndogeno...
Source: Clinical Proteomics - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2020Source: TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 129Author(s): Angelo Jamerlan, Seong Soo A. An, John Hulme
Source: TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Authors: Volicer L Abstract Alzheimer's disease is a major health problem all over the world. The role of beta-amyloid (Aβ) is at the center of investigations trying to discover the disease pathogenesis and to develop drugs for treatment or prevention on Alzheimer's disease. This review summarizes both physiological and pathological functions of Aβ and factors that may participate in the disease development. Known genetic factors are trisomy of chromosome 21, mutations of presenilin 1 and 2, and apolipoprotein E4. Lifetime stresses that increase the risk of development of Alzheimer's disease are described...
Source: The Chinese Journal of Physiology - Category: Physiology Tags: Chin J Physiol Source Type: research
Researchers have discovered a number of mitochondrial peptides that influence cell and tissue health. Here, it is demonstrated that upregulation of humanin is sufficient to extend life in nematode worms. Since humanin levels decrease with age, and since long-lived families tend to have higher levels of humanin, it is hoped that upregulation can be the basis for therapies to modestly slow the progression of aging. There has been a fair amount of research along these lines in recent years, such as showing that delivery of humanin improves cognition in aged mice. It is an interesting part of the field. Humanin is a m...
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DEMENTIA - the most common form of the condition, accounting for around 60 percent of diagnoses in the UK, is Alzheimer's disease. Here's the clue in your speech that may indicate you're suffering from this type of dementia.
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The common MRI technique called T1 mapping -- typically used for patients with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging shows new, post-SARS-CoV-2 illness in children Preop MRI finds 11% more cancer in women with DCIS PET, MRI uncover women's predisposition to Alzheimer's Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth Caution indicated with new GBCAs for kidney patients
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