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Alzheimer’s Insurance Increasingly Popular Among S. Koreans

Alzheimer’s Insurance Increasingly Popular Among S. Koreans

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Insurance plans for Alzheimer’s disease have jumped in sales after the illness gained public interest in recent months. The Korea Credit Information Services reported on Wednesday that the number of applications for Alzheimer’s insurance plans reached 1.3 million early last year, up threefold since the second half of the [...]

Research Confirms Substance in Oats Fights Dementia

Research Confirms Substance in Oats Fights Dementia

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have discovered that oats can be effective in preventing and treating dementia. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) and Chonnam National University, in a joint experiment, fed a rat with Alzheimer’s disease an Avenanthramide C (Avn-C), substance found in oats, for two weeks. The results showed the [...]

Taconic Biosciences Launches Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Model

Taconic Biosciences Launches Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Model

RENSSELAER, N.Y., Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, expands its robust neurodegeneration portfolio with the launch of a new Alzheimer’s disease model, the ARTE10 mouse model.  Exclusively available from Taconic, the ARTE10 is a transgenic mouse model expressing mutant human APP and PS1 genes.  This combination manifests [...]

Vielight Commences Pivotal Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Transcranial Photobiomodulation

Vielight Commences Pivotal Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Transcranial Photobiomodulation

Toronto, Canada, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Vielight Inc. of Toronto, a leader in brain photobiomodulation (PBM) technology, announces that the primary site for its pivotal clinical trial, St. Michael’s Hospital, in Toronto, has been activated. The trial will be a randomized, placebo-controlled study involving 228 subjects with moderate to severe cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer’s Disease. [...]

Neuralstem Announces Publication of a Study Showing Benefits of Neural Stem Cell (NSC) Transplantation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Neuralstem Announces Publication of a Study Showing Benefits of Neural Stem Cell (NSC) Transplantation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, announced the publication of a manuscript in Scientific Reports showing that transplantation of NSI-532.IGF1, a proprietary human neural stem cell line developed by Neuralstem (US patent no 9,750,769), mitigates disease pathology and improves [...]

Neuralstem Announces Presentation of Preclinical Data Demonstrating Neurogenic Compound NSI-189 Improves Cognition and Anxiety in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Neuralstem Announces Presentation of Preclinical Data Demonstrating Neurogenic Compound NSI-189 Improves Cognition and Anxiety in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jul. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced the presentation of data at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, demonstrating that oral administration of NSI-189 in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease leads to a significant amelioration and/or improvement [...]

Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has found that people who consume ginseng on a regular basis have better cognitive abilities than those who do not. A medical research team at the Seoul National Unversity Bundang Hospital led by Prof. Kim Gi-ung revealed yesterday that the team had observed 6,422 senior citizens [...]