According to a new study, probiotics may improve cognitive function in humans. This is the first time research has shown supplementation of probiotics, friendly bacteria, may aid individuals with Alzheimer’s. 312 more words
L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine (alpha-GPC, choline alfoscerate) is a natural choline compound found in the brain. It is also a parasympathomimetic acetylcholine precursor which may have potential for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. 61 more words
For the first time, an experimental drug has reduced levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington’s disease in humans.
Huntington’s disease is an inherited disorder in which mutant forms of the huntingtin protein damage nerve cells in the brain. 925 more words
Objective To determine which potentially modifiable risk factors, including socioeconomic, lifestyle/dietary, cardiometabolic, and inflammatory factors, are associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Design Mendelian randomisation study using genetic variants associated with the modifiable risk factors as instrumental variables. 224 more words