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New Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating' - CTV News;

New Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating' - CTV News

CTV NewsNew Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating'CTV NewsA new approach to slowing the ravages of Alzheimer's disease has shown promise in early studies on mice and monkeys, and is "worth investigating" in humans, U.S. scientists said Wednesday. The method involves injecting a synthetic compound in the ...and more »

Scientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice - Engadget;

Scientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice - Engadget

EngadgetScientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in miceEngadgetScientists have discovered a way of counteracting the proteins that cause Alzheimer's-like symptoms including memory loss. In mice, at least. Whereas other treatments have focused on beta-amyloid clumps (which the University of Michigan recently ...and more »

Cure For Alzheimer's On The Horizon? These Scientists Think So - Daily Caller

Cure For Alzheimer's On The Horizon? These Scientists Think SoDaily CallerPharmaceutical researchers have discovered a drug that could halt and even reverse the loss of brain function from diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine. A new drug ...and more »

Promising Drug Compound Blocks Alzheimer's-Related Brain Damage in Mice - Pharmacy Times;

Promising Drug Compound Blocks Alzheimer's-Related Brain Damage in Mice - Pharmacy Times

Pharmacy TimesPromising Drug Compound Blocks Alzheimer's-Related Brain Damage in MicePharmacy TimesResearchers have found a way to potentially combat the damaging effects of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. A study spearheaded by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is focusing on a drug that lowers tau levels.and more »

Fighting buildup of tau protein in Alzheimer's by targeting RNA - Chemical & Engineering News (subscription) (blog);

Fighting buildup of tau protein in Alzheimer's by targeting RNA - Chemical & Engineering News (subscription) (blog)

Chemical & Engineering News (subscription) (blog)Fighting buildup of tau protein in Alzheimer's by targeting RNAChemical & Engineering News (subscription) (blog)Neurons (cell bodies about 10 µm in diameter) containing the new antisense agent (red) are deplete of tau tangles (green). Credit: Sarah DeVos/Washington University School of Medicine. Efforts to treat Alzheimer's disease by targeting the peptide ...and more »

New Drug Prevents Alzheimer's-Related Damage - I4U News;

New Drug Prevents Alzheimer's-Related Damage - I4U News

I4U NewsNew Drug Prevents Alzheimer's-Related DamageI4U NewsIn some people, the brain protein tau collects into toxic tangles that damage brain cells and contribute to diseases such as Alzheimer's. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a drug that can lower tau levels ...and more »

Scientists stop and reverse Alzheimer's-related brain damage in mice - Medical News Today;

Scientists stop and reverse Alzheimer's-related brain damage in mice - Medical News Today

Medical News TodayScientists stop and reverse Alzheimer's-related brain damage in miceMedical News TodayAlzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative illness that affects millions of people in the United States. The condition is known to be gradual and irreversible - but emerging research may have found a way to reduce, and even reverse, some of the ...and more »

New Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating' - The Express Tribune;

New Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating' - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneNew Alzheimer's drug compound 'worth investigating'The Express TribuneResearchers are cautious because mouse models of Alzheimer's are not exactly the same as the disease that affects humans. PHOTO: AFP. MIAMI: A new approach to slowing the ravages of Alzheimer's disease has shown promise in early studies on mice ...and more »

Alzheimer's Treatment: Drug Compound Can Reverse Neurological Damage - iTech Post;

Alzheimer's Treatment: Drug Compound Can Reverse Neurological Damage - iTech Post

iTech PostAlzheimer's Treatment: Drug Compound Can Reverse Neurological DamageiTech PostBARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 02: An elderly man holds a portrait of Laurel and Hardy during a memory activity at the Cuidem La Memoria elderly home, which specializes in Alzheimer patients on August 2, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. The Government ...and more »

Synthetic molecule appears to reverse Alzheimer's-related neurological damage - News-Medical.net;

Synthetic molecule appears to reverse Alzheimer's-related neurological damage - News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netSynthetic molecule appears to reverse Alzheimer's-related neurological damageNews-Medical.netUnder ordinary circumstances, the protein tau contributes to the normal, healthy functioning of brain neurons. In some people, though, it collects into toxic tangles that damage brain cells. Such tangles are a hallmark of Alzheimer's and other ...and more »

Scientists discover drug that 'sweeps' away protein that triggers Alzheimer's - The Sun;

Scientists discover drug that 'sweeps' away protein that triggers Alzheimer's - The Sun

The SunScientists discover drug that 'sweeps' away protein that triggers Alzheimer'sThe SunScientists also found it undid some of the brain damage caused by the 'tau' cell it targets. A drug which sweeps away a harmful protein that triggers Alzheimer's has been discovered. Getty Images. 3. A drug which sweeps away a harmful protein that ...and more »

New Drug Takes on Alzheimer's by Sweeping for Protein Clumps - Voice of America;

New Drug Takes on Alzheimer's by Sweeping for Protein Clumps - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNew Drug Takes on Alzheimer's by Sweeping for Protein ClumpsVoice of AmericaFILE - An image shows activity in a human brain. Scientists have developed a drug capable of sweeping away abnormal protein clumps in the brain which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on ...and more »

Antisense Oligos Tango with Tau Transcripts to Reverse Tauopathy - Alzforum;

Antisense Oligos Tango with Tau Transcripts to Reverse Tauopathy - Alzforum

AlzforumAntisense Oligos Tango with Tau Transcripts to Reverse TauopathyAlzforumAntisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) show promise for treating a host of neurodegenerative disorders, now including tauopathies. In collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Ionis in Carlsbad, California, Timothy Miller and his colleagues at ...and more »

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path - New Atlas;

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path - New Atlas

New AtlasMolecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's pathNew AtlasWhen it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our neurons function properly, but one that can clump together into plaques that damage brain cells. Now ...and more »

Gene-blocking therapy reverses Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice - New Scientist;

Gene-blocking therapy reverses Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice - New Scientist

New ScientistGene-blocking therapy reverses Alzheimer's-like symptoms in miceNew ScientistTargeting tangles of tau protein in mice with Alzheimer's-like symptoms has reversed their brain damage, halting memory loss and extending their lives. Clumps of two types of sticky protein build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease: ...and more »

New hope for Alzheimer's drug that destroys key protein - Daily Mail;

New hope for Alzheimer's drug that destroys key protein - Daily Mail

Daily MailNew hope for Alzheimer's drug that destroys key proteinDaily MailA new drug has successfully cleared a key dementia protein from the brains of mice and monkeys. Experts have hailed the study by Washington University School of Medicine as a 'breakthrough', claiming it is a 'potentially powerful approach' to tackling ...and more »