Mice with many of the pathologies of Alzheimer’s disease showed fewer signs of the condition when given a protein-restricted diet supplemented with specific amino acids every other week for four months.
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Margaret Gatz, professor of psychology, gerontology and preventive medicine, is lead researcher of an ongoing study on dementia in Swedish twins that last year revealed a genetic cause in up to 80 percent of Alzheimer’s… more>
Tricking a key enzyme can soothe over-excited receptors in the brain, say neuroscientists, calling this a possible strategy against stroke, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Lead author Michel Baudry… more>
Highlights from presentations by USC researchers at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting this week and next in Atlanta, Ga. Estrogen Plays Both Sides on Alzheimer’s Hormone replacement therapy can… more>