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Microglia slow down neuron activity. The type of cells also results in the build-up of lipids. Treating them may be an effective cure for Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a debilitating disorder that ...
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Microglia that express the Alzheimer's associated APOE4 genetic variant are unable to effectively metabolize lipids. This causes lipids to build up, promoting inflammation and preventing effective neurotransmission.
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Mount Sinai researchers studied 150 brains from biopsies or autopsies to link microglia function in the brain to specific gene expressions. They found the gene SPI1 regulates microglia and is linked to those genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's disease.
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Eleftheria Kodosaki, Research Associate in Neuroimmunology, & Katie Sedgwick Neuroscience PhD student, Cardiff University. The search for a way to treat Alzheimer's disease has puzzled scientists for decades. This may be why some researchers are ...
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Rutgers scientists have found more clear-cut evidence of how the destructive proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease attack human brain cells and destroy surrounding tissue.
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MIT scientists have uncovered a mechanism for how a common genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's contributes to the disease. It centers on lipid metabolism, and early investigations suggest it could eventually lead to new treatments for the disease.
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A new study has shown a link between the flu vaccine and a reduced risk for Alzheimer's disease. · The study shows people with one flu shot over four years were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer's than those who were not vaccinated.
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This study defined moderate physical activity as walking, weightlifting and doing lower-intensity exercise. It categorised exercises like running, bicycling and swimming as vigorous physical activity. Those who worked out two to ...
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Among women, engagement in cheat meals in the previous 12 months was associated with all seven types of eating disorder behaviours.
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Xial T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging sequence depicting a homogeneous tumor with low signal intensity (white arrow). Photo: Courtesy of the researchers.
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Monkeypox infections have been detected in rodents and other wild animals, which can spread the virus to humans.
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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with its aim to fight malaria, has awarded GSK, a pharmaceutical firm, the first ever supply of a malaria vaccine with a potential value of $170 million. According to a statement given by the UN agency, ...
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One year on from the day New Zealand forever left the Covid-free comfort of Level 1, a modeller says Kiwis who haven't yet caught the virus are now a minority. But without a nationwide infection prevalence survey – soon to be launched by the Ministry ...
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