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by Tongass
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: In the News
Replies: 1
Views: 569

In the News

Infectious Theory of Alzheimer's Disease Draws Fresh Interest
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-sho ... h-interest
by Tongass
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Survival bias
Replies: 5
Views: 1445

Re: Survival bias

A health risk for men as they age: "Dr. Forsberg of Uppsala University and his colleague Jan Dumanski have published a series of papers about the phenomenon called L.O.Y., or loss-of-Y, in which men’s blood and other cells mysteriously start shedding their Y chromosomes with age. Smoking hasten...
by Tongass
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: More bad news about ApoE4
Replies: 2
Views: 1146

Re: More bad news about ApoE4

I saw this today, possible good news for folks with ApoE4: Gain of toxic apolipoprotein E4 effects in human iPSC-derived neurons is ameliorated by a small-molecule structure corrector Abstract Efforts to develop drugs for Alzheimer's disease (AD) have shown promise in animal studies, only to fail in...
by Tongass
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: ApoE4 cousin
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Re: ApoE4 cousin

Thanks, Jan I have not yet read Dr. Dale Bredesen's book. It sounds like there is a lot of good information. Are there many people on the ReCODE Protocol that are part of apoe4.info?
by Tongass
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Survival bias
Replies: 5
Views: 1445

Survival bias

I found this interesting and worth sharing: "... A recent study using data from the Framingham Heart Study suggests that because men in middle age have a higher rate of death from cardiovascular disease than women in middle age, men who survive beyond age 65 may have a healthier cardiovascular ...
by Tongass
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: ApoE4 cousin
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

ApoE4 cousin

Hello, I have known for quite some time that I am E3/E4 or heterozygous for ApoE4. I am 53 and have been in the prediabetic range for about 2 years. I am a thin prediabetic and I am moderately active. I have had success in bringing down my A1C to 5.4% My fasting blood sugar is not yet where I want i...
by Tongass
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Herpes and other viruses the root cause?
Replies: 15
Views: 3832

Re: Herpes and other viruses the root cause?

More than 50% of the world's population has HSV-1. I am E3/E4 and I have HSV-1. An HSV-1 vaccine may not stop all cases of AD, it sure may reduce the total. An HSV-1 vaccine does not yet exist (fingers crossed!)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4128394/

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