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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 [...]

Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Candidate Developed by Megabiowood Pending for Clinical Trials at Post Year

Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Candidate Developed by Megabiowood Pending for Clinical Trials at Post Year

SEOUL, Jun. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Novel Alzheimer’s disease (AD) medication developed by Megabiowood research team is planning for phase I clinical trial in next year. The novel medication is appraised to have high commercial possibilities as its aspects which shows non-cytotoxicity and superior absorbency that solves not only the symptoms but also the cause [...]

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 [...]