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by NF52
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: A critical appraisal of amyloid-β-targeting therapies for Alzheimer disease.
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: A critical appraisal of amyloid-β-targeting therapies for Alzheimer disease.

At a recent meeting of scientists reviewing research applications for links between traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s and other dementias, the consensus seemed to be that some of the drugs in the pipeline may prove to be helpful, but that the likely targets will need to be a “all of the above” ...
by NF52
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests

Thank you NF52 from the Support Team for letting us know about this study. Seeing your message prompted me to sign up. I took the memory tests and found the exercises to actually be pleasant - it required focus but not in a stressful way...I sent the link to the study to friends and family as well ...
by NF52
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Welcome!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 25199

Re: New and scared

Hello I am here to redo my lifestyle and try to live healthier since I had a grandparent with alhezimers and now I found out I carry the e4 as well. Watching them go through the entire process and the rapid change always scarred me .Even though I am young my life seems so limited now. The things I ...
by NF52
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests

I saw on the Banner website: By joining the APT Webstudy, you will be given the scores of your memory tests, and you will be able to see any changes to your scores over time. You will also have access to Alzheimer's disease news and research updates explaining the latest findings and what they mean...
by NF52
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests
Replies: 4
Views: 169

AD Prevention Trials Online Memory Tests

The Alzheimer's Prevention Institute (API) a consortium led by the Banner Institute of Arizona, has started a free online clinical study of memory and thinking skills of people 50 and older. Alzheimer Prevention Trials (APT) Webstudy - Online Below is an overview of the study. It appears that signin...
by NF52
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: G.i. complications while on Bredesen protocol
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: G.i. complications while on Bredesen protocol

Good news. My wife’s swelling in feet and ankle is almost completely gone. And she seems somewhat more energetic. Now for the powers that be to analyze what the heck caused it in the first place. I continue to wonder about her IBS and how it has interacted with her cognitive decline. Thanks for sha...
by NF52
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: "Fixing" the AB part of the problem using once-time gene therapy.
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: "Fixing" the AB part of the problem using once-time gene therapy.

New study using gene editing CRISPR/Cas9 technology to add a short "tail" to the APP protein altering it just enough that when it is cleaved it does not form toxic AB peptides. Instead it forms the "safe", brain healthy peptides that stimulate nerve cell growth. This occurred be...
by NF52
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Keto Diet and hypothyroidism
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: Keto Diet and hypothyroidism

I bet you miss those Special Ed kiddos, don’t you? They are so loveable! I do indeed miss them!! I was fortunate to work with many wonderful families and staff to support those loveable (and talented!) kiddos, and know that people like you are improving their lives every day! And for the sake of th...
by NF52
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Maintaining weight with intermittent fasting
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Maintaining weight with intermittent fasting

I have started intermittent fasting and have no problem at all having my last meal at 7.00 pm and not eating before 11 or 12 the next day. It's very easy for me to go that long without food. I would actually go longer if I didn't have to worry about weight loss. At 66, I'd rather have a couple of p...
by NF52
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: New member questions
Replies: 7
Views: 265

Re: New member questions

I am also a new member, less than a month. I unintentionally found out I was APOe3/4 recently. I am glad I know. For me it explains something that I knew was genetically wrong in my family with my mother and grandmother dying at 42 of heart attacks and me battling the markers for heart disease sinc...

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