Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MS Single Pill

A single pill could be used to treat a variety of brain conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis, scientists claim.

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • Prevent your brain from ageing with a single pill
    Researchers at Canada’s McMaster University believe the supplement could go so far as to treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and are looking to release the dietary supplement within the next two years. “The findings are dramatic ...
    03/17/2017 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • New Sensors Can Detect Single Protein Molecules
    In the pharmaceutical realm, these sensors could be used to test cells engineered to help treat disease. Many researchers are now working on an approach where doctors would remove a patient’s own cells, engineer them to express a therapeutic protein ...
    02/2/2017 - 12:09 am | View Link
  • Single combination pill provides benefit to patients with or at risk of CVD
    In a randomized trial that included about 2,000 patients with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), use of a fixed-dose combination medication for blood pressure, cholesterol, and platelet control compared to usual care resulted in significantly ...
    09/3/2013 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage
    TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Just one concussion can cause long-term structural damage to the brain, according to a new study. Researchers used 3-D MRI to examine the volume of gray and white brain matter in 19 concussion patients one year after ...
    03/12/2013 - 3:30 am | View Link
  • Now, single pill to treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and strokes
    Scientists claim to have developed a pill which could treat a variety of brain conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. The new class of drug, which can be taken orally, is designed to protect the brain by combating the ...
    07/25/2012 - 6:19 am | View Link
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  • Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson's, Alzheimer's ...
    Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a ...
    03/15/2017 - 3:40 pm | View Website
  • Can A Cancer Drug Stop Dementia And Parkinson's? : Shots ...
    Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat ... of dementia. They'd tried the unlikely treatment ... Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug ...
    03/15/2017 - 10:25 am | View Website
  • A single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's ...
    A single protein may help treat Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s These disorders are triggered by misbehaving proteins in the brain.
    12/27/2016 - 11:22 pm | View Website
  • Single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's
    ... Alzheimer's, Huntington's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), ... Single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's. Also in this section;
    12/27/2016 - 3:34 am | View Website
  • The virus that could cure Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and ...
    The Virus That Could Cure Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ... it might mark the beginning of the end of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson ... Funding for NOVA Next is provided ...
    03/22/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
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