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by pal
Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Astrocytes - a potential new line of inquiry?
Replies: 23
Views: 2087

Re: Astrocytes - a potential new line of inquiry?

Lance, a warm welcome to the community! I personally think pubmed and the peer-reviewed articles found there are the best sources for trying to determine what's best for E4s: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=apoe4 I google the "impact factor" of the journal to ensure it's not one o...
by pal
Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Let's flip Alzheimer's the FINGER
Replies: 16
Views: 1399

Re: Let's flip Alzheimer's the FINGER

Like your title, Julie. :P I have to laugh at the fact that this trial included "social activities" as part of the intervention. I wonder how they implemented that. I was trying to find the underlying paper to see if they reported on E4s, but couldn't find it. It looks like it's just a pre...
by pal
Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: E4s Have Earlier Menopause Onset?
Replies: 13
Views: 1274

Re: E4s Have Earlier Menopause Onset?

Ladies, thanks so much for sharing. I very much appreciate it.
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: E4s Have Earlier Menopause Onset?
Replies: 13
Views: 1274

E4s Have Earlier Menopause Onset?

If you don't mind sharing, I'm curious if this study's findings are consistent with your personal experience. I don't have the full text so I'm not sure how large this study is. "We tested the hypothesis that there is a connection between apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype and age at menopause. A...
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Avoid Air Pollution
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Re: Avoid Air Pollution

Julie: Sounds good. Glad it's helpful. Feel free to re-post any articles I find.

DoctorLost: Agreed it's important for the young ones, but can't hurt to avoid these pollutants even for us oldies.
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Avoid Air Pollution
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Re: Avoid Air Pollution

Mexico City study: http://tpx.sagepub.com/content/32/6/650.long News article re studies: http://www.kjrh.com/news/studies-air-pollution-linked-to-brain-damage "Scientists in 2004 studied the brain tissue of children and young adults in Mexico who had died of accidents and were stunned by what t...
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Avoid Air Pollution
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Avoid Air Pollution

http://www.curealz.org/2013/04/exposure-air-pollution-may-increase-risk-alzheimer%E2%80%99s-disease "The study, led by Cure Alzheimer’s Research Consortium member Sam Gandy, M.D., Ph.D., of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, examined how elements in air pollution such as nickel nanop...
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Periodontal Disease & AD
Replies: 11
Views: 1286

Re: Periodontal Disease & AD

Of course, please go ahead and post away Julie.

P.S. I haven't had a chance to thank you for your recent links to articles. Many thanks! Wow, that article re melatonin and breast cancer was super interesting. Underscores the far-reaching effects of melatonin.
by pal
Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Periodontal Disease & AD
Replies: 11
Views: 1286

Periodontal Disease & AD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2626915/ Just stumbled across this older article and thought it was worth passing along . . . "Periodontal disease (PDD) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and mortality in many studies, while other s...

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