A difficult visit to Mum’s yesterday. As we arrived, Mum was very agitated, seated in her usual chair but without her pressure cushion. She was shaking and trying to get out of the chair. 863 more words
PROVO, Utah – More than 5 million people in the United States are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, and a local company is teaming up with researchers at Brigham Young University to improve early diagnosis and treatment for the disease. 261 more words
What and what? What are tau and what do they have to do with Tauopathies?
Well tau happen to be proteins. Considering the fact that tau sometime clump together inside the nerve cells of the human brain, causing the cells to stop functioning properly and die, this will affect some types of Dementias. 157 more words
Alzheimer’s disease is fatal. It affects nearly six million people today. Many researchers spent years studying this disease to find a cure. Still, to this day, no one has been able to find it. 500 more words