Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

A Vaccination Is On The Way

Hardly anything has influenced medicine as much as the possibility of getting vaccinated against diseases. At the moment, novel vaccines are being developed for psoriasis, allergy to cats, Alzheimer's and cancer – and that seems to be just the beginning. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer

Alzheimer’s: Sleep My Little Mind, Sleep

Whoever sleeps enough protects the mind and body from decay. Sleep disorders shorten the life and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. But do they also promote Alzheimer's or Parkinson's? more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Alzheimer-Therapy? Forget It!

Causally-effective drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease are not in sight. A diagnosis before the onset of dementia is still quite possible. The big question however is: What to do? more...

Article by Thomas Kron

Senile Dementia: Wrong spooling

Irreversible? A working group in Goettingen/Germany showed with mice that weakness of memory in older age is connected with faults in the DNA chromatin framework. And it is possible to reverse that with suitable active agents. Should these results get confirmed when it more...

Article by Erich Lederer

The Axons of Evil

When brain areas have decided on corporate tasks they discharge their action potential mostly synchronically. Their connective axes are not only made for data exchange – they also work as a gateway for Alzheimer & friends. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Grey Substance – Wise Substance

Alzheimer, dementia or just not memorizing things that well any more. Beyond the middle years the cognitive skill are going down the tubes. Wrong! Experienced brains are easier disturbed in their concentration but they save their experience much better. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Alzheimer? Take a deep Breath

Cholinesterase inhibitor, memantine, ginkgo? Snows of yesteryear. US physicians have now treated patients suffering from Morbus Alzheimer with CPAP. And guess what: It could improve the cognitive performance. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

The Invisible Tiny Stroke

Alzheimer and age dementia – in many cases, small strokes might cause the loss of memory. At the 6th Welt-Schlaganfall-Kongress in Vienna (World Stroke Day) the participants discussed about subclinical attacks and new results of emergency treatment and therapy. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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