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by Fiver
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: New Wiki - Mitochondria
Replies: 10
Views: 3156

Re: New Wiki - Mitochondria

Wow! What a great resource. Thanks for taking this on!
by Fiver
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Fitness and Dementia Study
Replies: 7
Views: 2661

Re: Fitness and Dementia Study

It's so nice to see the Hazard Ratios going in the "good" direction. Thanks for sharing. Off to the gym.
by Fiver
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: New Alzheimer's Drug?
Replies: 2
Views: 946

Re: New Alzheimer's Drug?

Read this too. While I love that this is a natural product from a seaweed, I am not getting my hopes up too high. The strategy is to use the seaweed compound to modify the gut flora to prevent leaky gut and inflammation of the brain. Seems early in the discovery process, and China is speeding up the...
by Fiver
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Genetic Mutation of ApoE protects against AD
Replies: 8
Views: 1955

Re: Genetic Mutation of ApoE protects against AD

Saw this too. This seems like a really important clue!
by Fiver
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: New paper: Individualized clinical management of patients at risk for Alzheimer's dementia
Replies: 1
Views: 842

New paper: Individualized clinical management of patients at risk for Alzheimer's dementia

Individualized clinical management of patients at risk for Alzheimer's dementia https://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(19)35368-3/fulltext This new study of ~150 people of various ages indicates that lifestyle interventions can reduce risk, delay onset by at least several years, a...
by Fiver
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Pathogenic tau/ cognitive impairment precipitated by high-salt diet
Replies: 9
Views: 2671

Re: Pathogenic tau/ cognitive impairment precipitated by high-salt diet

Sure. Our cells, tissues, and fluids contain water, and substances dissolved in that water. The water and substances try to reach an equilibrium - equal concentrations - across any cell membrane. Most substances are too large to pass the cell membranes without help. But water easily moves back and f...
by Fiver
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Gene Therapy Trial for ApoE4 Homozygotes
Replies: 13
Views: 5898

Re: Gene Therapy Trial for ApoE4 Homozygotes

Yes, those are the same criteria I saw. I don't qualify (yet). Thanks!
by Fiver
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Pathogenic tau/ cognitive impairment precipitated by high-salt diet
Replies: 9
Views: 2671

Re: Pathogenic tau/ cognitive impairment precipitated by high-salt diet

Interesting. That much salt would impact the water balance of solutions and cells, including those in the brain. It's just a guess, but that could be one of many causes. And it would not matter much, in that cause, what type of salt it was.

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