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Treatment of secondary amyloid by Matt S. Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 12:00am Recently I've been dealing with an unfortunate individual with a long history of RA who has developed nephrotic range proteinuria after being stable for many years. Despite the deteriorating renal function, NSAIDs have been continued because without them the patient has no quality of life. Biologics were tried in the past with very severe adv ... Read on »
Anti-Amyloid Treatment of Asymptomatic Alzheimer's A4 by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jul 2012 1:42pm Although evidence suggests that amyloid deposits (or "plaques") in the brain are associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline, the impact of being "amyloid positive" on the likelihood and timing of progressing to Alzheimer's dementia on an individual basis remains unknown. Alzheimer's Reading Room The beginning of ... Read on »
Mitochondria Dysfunction Occurs Early in Alzheimer’s Disease Prior to Memory Loss, Amyloid Deposits by Susan Berg Posted Mon 14 May 2012 12:00am Here is a great for caregivers and healthcare professionals, You will love the Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care professionals to get an easyceu or two Follow Alzheimers1 on twitter Highlight health ... Read on »
Rethinking Alzheimer’s research, beyond amyloid deposition, via new funding models by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 03 Jul 2014 6:01pm How a new approach to funding Alzheimer’s research could pay off (MIT News): “More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the affliction that erodes memory and other mental capacities, but no drugs targeting the disease have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 2003…Lo and three co-authors propose ... Read on »
Alzheimer's-causing Amyloid and Bacteria Trigger Same Immune Response in the Brain by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 11:53pm *Can anyone say gut/brain link?* ~Cher Amyloid plaques, bacteria biofilm both cause inflammation that destroys neurons (HealthNewsDigest.com) - SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a new study published today in the July issue of the journal Cell Host & Microbe, UC Davis researchers report that both amyloid plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer’s ... Read on »
Curcumin decreases amyloid beta-peptide levels by attenuating the maturation of amyloid-beta precursor protein by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 10:17am By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room This is worth considering. Should you add Curcumin to your diet? Seems like a very good idea to me. Collectively, our data, together with the previously published in vivo data, suggest that curcumin and its derivatives may prove useful in the search for small-molecule pharmacological ... Read on »
Beta Amyloid Immunotherapy with Bapineuzumab in Alzheimer's May Also Reduce Tau by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 2:50pm By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Bapineuzumab (Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy (JNJ) and Pfizer (PFE)) is an antibody to the beta amyloid plaques that are associated with Alzheimer's disease, and is currently in Phase 3 testing as a treatment for mild to moderate Alzheimer's. An abnormal form of the tau protein k ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Vaccine Triggers Brain Inflammation When Brain Amyloid Burden is High by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 8:14pm The study is important because it shows that excessive inflammation occurs in brains that have a high burden of amyloid, suggesting that benefits from the vaccine will most likely be found in those with a lower amyloid burden. R. Scott Turner Alzheimer's Reading Room Patients with Alzheimer's disease who are in the ... Read on »
Beta-Amyloid PET Imaging Agents by nih.gov Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Available for licensing and commercial development are two novel classes of compounds useful as radioligands for in vivo imaging of beta-amyloid peptides and plaques in humans. Beta-amyloid peptide deposition in the brain is a pathological feature of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Early detec ... Read on »
Gantenerumab for Alzheimer’s Disease Removes Amyloid Plaques from the Brain by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 10:00am Findings help elucidate how this investigational compound may help treat Alzheimer's disease By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room The study described below is early stage Alzheimer's research and medical science. This looks interesting and promising to me. Please note, this drug is moving to a Phase 2 clinical trial. ... Read on »