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Study Ties Blood Protein to Alzheimer's Brain Abnormalities by Medline Plus Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 6:25pm Scientists are seeking ways to detect the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease, since harmful changes may be taking place in the brain years before symptoms appear. Now, researchers report that a blood test detecting a specific protein in blood samples from cognitively norm ... Read on »
Blood Protein Might Signal Death Risk in Elderly by HealthFinder Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink The protein is linked to inflammation, cancer and heart disease. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Blood protein tied to Alzheimer'... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 11:54pm Blood protein tied to Alzheimer's disease risk NEW YORK , 19 oct 2008– Low levels of cystatin C -- a blood protein commonly used as a measure of kidney function -- may be a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease in elderly men, researchers report. Cystatin C is produced by nearly all human cells and available in all body flui ... Read on »
Blood Protein Reflects Severit ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 6:57pm Blood Protein Reflects Severity and Progression in Alzheimer's Clusterin identified as a 'peripheral signature' of Alzheimer's but not a stand-alone biomarker 09 july 2010-- Elevated plasma concentration of clusterin is associated with Alzheimer's disease pathology, severity, and rate of clinical progression, according to research published ... Read on »
Study - Treat Alzheimer’s by Delivering Protein Across Blood-Brain Barrier by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Dec 2013 12:03pm When we found the glowing protein in the brain and the retina we were quite thrilled. If the protein could cross the blood brain barrier we thought it was likely that it could cross in Alzheimer’s patients brains. +Alzheimer's Reading Room The body is structured to ensure that any invading organisms have a tough time reaching the brain, a ... Read on »
Can proteins in the blood pr ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 21 Dec 2011 9:10pm Can proteins in the blood predict an early death? Certain measures of kidney health may predict who is likely to die prematurely, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that some markers of kidne ... Read on »
Certain Blood Proteins May Protect Against Diabetes by A4M Posted Thu 31 May 2012 10:11pm Posted on May 30, 2012, 6 a.m. in Diabetes | The IGF axis was originally named for insulin-like growth factor-1, (IGF-1), so called because it has biological effects similar to those of insulin (the hormone that reg ... Read on »
New Test Links Blood Protein to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk by Medline Plus Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 4:00pm High levels were also associated with risk of death from all causes By Robert Preidt Tuesday, December 7, 2010 TUESDAY, Dec. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The presence of a certain biomarker in the blood is associated with structural heart disease and increased risk of death from all cause ... Read on »
Low Blood Protein by Daria Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 12:00am During my Onc visit this past Thursday they said my blood albumin level was lower than it should. Albumin is protein made by the liver. Low albumin could be a sign that my liver is struggling or that I’m low on eating enough high protein foods. Maybe it’s both. I say it’s more likely that I’m not eating enough protein because when I started ... Read on »
Blood Protein Disparity May Help Explain Blacks' Increased Heart Risk by Medline Plus Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 4:00pm Higher albumin levels in urine tests point to kidney and heart trouble in blacks more than whites, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Heart Diseases , Kidney Diseases Read on »