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General Anesthesia Could Contribute to Dementia

General Anesthesia Could Contribute to Dementia

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults who go under general anesthesia are 29 percent more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease than those who don’t. Although patients should not be afraid of going under general anesthesia, the study suggests that a patient’s cognitive performance should be checked [...]

Taconic Biosciences Announces Expansion of Key Alzheimer Animal Model

Taconic Biosciences Announces Expansion of Key Alzheimer Animal Model

HUDSON, N.Y., May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services, announced it will expand the offering of a key Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) mouse model, APPSWE – Model 1349, to include aged animals. Taconic will now offer off-the-shelf Model 1349 animals aged up to 42 weeks, [...]

Sleeping Too Much Can Trigger Alzheimer’s

Sleeping Too Much Can Trigger Alzheimer’s

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by doctors from the National Cancer Center and Myongji Hospital revealed that longer sleep duration can increase the risks of cognitive decline, resulting in diseases like Alzheimer’s.  According to the team, which compared and analyzed ten previous observational epidemiological studies on sleep duration and cognitive functions, [...]

Scientists Discover Molecule to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists Discover Molecule to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of South Korean scientists has discovered a new molecule that can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, the state-run science laboratory said Monday, a discovery that could help reduce the number of people suffering from the neurological disorder down the road.  Alzheimer’s disease is a disorder characterized [...]

Heat Shock Protein: The Key to Curing Alzheimer’s

Heat Shock Protein: The Key to Curing Alzheimer’s

Research shows that a small heat shock protein that intercepts the abnormal coherence of regular protein holds the key to curing Alzheimer’s disease. (Image : PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay) SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Research shows that a small heat shock protein that intercepts the abnormal coherence of regular protein holds the key to curing [...]

Taurine May Be Effective in Treating Alzheimer’s

Taurine May Be Effective in Treating Alzheimer’s

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have discovered that taurine may be effective in treating Alzheimer’s disease, according to a December 14 announcement. Taurine, an amino acid which occurs naturally in squid and octopus, is commonly available as a dietary supplement that supports neurological development and [...]

Breakthrough Discovery in Tackling Elusive Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

Breakthrough Discovery in Tackling Elusive Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s medical research team has shed light on the elusive cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Led by Pae Jae-sung, a professor from the medical school and Jin Hee-gyung, a professor from the school of veterinary science in Kyungpook National University, the research team discovered an enzyme called ‘ASM (Acid [...]

Global Alzheimer Disease-300 Different Compounds Classified and Described-2014

Global Alzheimer Disease-300 Different Compounds Classified and Described-2014

DUBLIN, IRELAND, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Research and Markets (http://bit.ly/1rcNjkM) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech’s new report “Alzheimer Disease – New Drugs, Markets and Companies” to their offering. Alzheimer’s disease remains a challenge in management. With nearly 8 million sufferers from this condition in the seven major markets of the world and [...]