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Stanford chemists synthesize compound that flushes out latent HIV

27 JUL 2012

A new collection of compounds, called “bryologs” – derived from a tiny marine organism – activate hidden reservoirs of the virus that currently make the disease nearly impossible to eradicate. 806 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Interview with Joan Sutton

Dahlia Kurtz of station CJOB Winnipeg interviews Joan Sutton about her book, The Alzheimer’s Diary 6 more words

She Came In, Singing

(For all who make visits)

 

She came, oh, she came in singing!

I needed to go, to get out of here.

These are not my people.  220 more words

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk

A new study out of the University of Exeter Medical School in England has found a significant correlation between low Vitamin D levels and increased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. 121 more words

Aging Research

More about proteins

Yesterday I wrote about how proteins and excess proteins affect the human brain and cause Alzheimer’s disease and other types of Dementias. Today I would like to continue that conversation and further it by writing about FTD, AD and other such neurodegenerative diseases. 247 more words

Elderly Care

Proteins linked to AD and Dementia (Posted late on 08/29)

Certain proteins just happen to be one feature that several major Dementia varieties have in common. The excess of proteins in the human brain or even protein fragments that have taken on abnormal forms are considered to be toxic to human brain cells. 193 more words

Elderly Care

Matinee - The Wonder Dog (part 2)

 

We continued to slowly walk around the corridor with Mattie off lead when Jerry (one of the residents who continually propelled himself through the hallway in his wheelchair day and night) stopped in his tracks. 574 more words