Posts Tagged ‘laboratory’

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Looking for a Cure For Alzheimer’s? Check the Kitchen | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Coffee, broccoli and cinnamon are among the common foods that scientists are investigating in search of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. All three contain ingredients that showed promise in fighting the effects of Alzheimer’s on the brain. But the results of the tests, done in laboratory animals, are preliminary. Much more research needs to be […]

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Scientists Hope they Have Found Way to Turn Off Neurodegenerative Diseases | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

As the elderly populations rise in many parts of the world, including the U.S., so does the incidence of neurodegenerative disease. Now a team of scientists led by Northwestern University professor Richard I. Morimoto may have discovered a “master switch” that controls the development of the diseases, which include Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and how long […]

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Nonprofit Research Institute Building $1.1 Billion Lab At UConn Health Center | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A Bar Harbor, Maine-based genetics research institute plans to build a $1.1 billion laboratory at the UConn Health Center campus in Farmington, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday morning. A source close to the administration said that The Jackson Laboratory, founded in 1929 and one of the oldest genetic research labs in the world focusing […]

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Cancer Protein’s Surprising Role as Memory Regulator

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have found that a common cancer protein leads a second, totally different life in normal adult brain cells: It helps regulates memory formation and may be implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Cyclin E is a well-known culprit that drives many types of solid tumors and blood cancers. […]