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Alzheimer’s Another Breakthrough

There has been another breakthrough in the fight to beat Alzheimer’s and make this debilitating disease a thing of the past.

Working with mice who had been genetically programmed to develop Alzheimer’s chemical biologist Professor David Vocadlo and his team at the Simon Fraser University in Canada, found by injecting the mice with a chemical know as Thiam et-G which helped to maintain a supply of blood glucose to brain cells that would normally be slowed down by the presence of plague hindered the progression of Alzheimer’s.

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The formation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles are thought to contribute to the degradation of the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain and the subsequent symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

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I have posted many times on the advancement of research into Alzheimer’s disease and my own wish would be to see all of the positive research put into a pill that would bring lasting relief to sufferers of this deadly disease.

I am very much aware that Alzheimer’s is not the only illness that devastates loved ones. I am for any research that helps to put a stop to suffering from all illnesses that bring nothing but misery and death to our loved ones, more so when that loved-one becomes you or me.