Explained:How China proposes to treat Alzheimer’s with new drug

News:Recently,China has approved the world’s first multi-targeting and carbohydrate-based drug GV-971 for Alzheimer’s disease. Facts: About Drug GV-971: The drug has been extracted from brown algae and can treat mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer’s disease and improve cognition. It is the world’s first multi targeting drug.The drug can be taken orally by the patients.… Continue reading Explained:How China proposes to treat Alzheimer’s with new drug

PIO-led team develops early version vaccine for Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of New Mexico are working on a vaccine they hope could prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers have tested the vaccine on mice and found the animals were able to develop antibodies that combated tau tangles. Tau is a protein that when it occurs in tangled formations in the brain of Alzheimer patients… Continue reading PIO-led team develops early version vaccine for Alzheimer’s

Brain stimulation may help treat Alzheimer’s disease: Study

A study published in the journal has found that Magnetic stimulation of the brain under repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapy improves working memory. This study may lead to a new therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease. It is a type of… Continue reading Brain stimulation may help treat Alzheimer’s disease: Study

New synthetic peptide may help treat Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of Washington, USA have developed synthetic peptides that could target and reduce toxic protein aggregates, which are supposed to cause Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease. It is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour. It is caused by the aggregation of the… Continue reading New synthetic peptide may help treat Alzheimer’s