Recent scientific data support the existence of beneficial “rejuvenating” factors in young plasma and the presence of “age-promoting” factors in old plasma. Read More
IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR ALZHEIMERS: EXCITING NEW CLINICAL TRIAL- Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. Rupert Case Management Inc.
U of T neurology professor Sandra Black is cautiously optimistic around positive results of a new Alzheimer’s drug reported last week in the high impact journal Nature. “It’s close to being very promising and potentially very exciting,” Black, a senior scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, told the Toronto Star, noting that Sunnybrook is a clinic site for […] Read More
Highlights •AV-1451 PET imaging allows in vivo Braak tau staging based on tracer uptake •Age and β-amyloid are associated with different patterns of tau tracer retention •Medial temporal tau tracer retention relates to episodic memory decline in aging Summary Tau pathology is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) but also occurs in normal cognitive aging. Using […] Read More
To Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s by 47% EAT FISH By Nicholas Bakalar NEW WORK TIMES FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Eating seafood is linked to a reduced risk of dementia-associated brain changes in people who carry the ApoE4 gene variation, which increases the risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Eating seafood was not linked to similar changes in those who carried other forms of the ApoE gene. The study, published in JAMA, looked at 286 autopsied brains […] Read More
Cerebrospinal fluid (blue) flows through the brain and clears out toxins through a series of channels that expand during sleep. Maiken Nedergaard A mouse study suggests that sleep helps restore the brain by flushing out toxins that build up during waking hours. The brain has a “WASH CYCLE” during sleep. The results point to a potential […] Read More
The wandering patient is a vexatious problem. So when you come across a simple cost effective solution, you want to shout it out. So here goes. Case Study: Stan is 60. He has significant dementia. It started in his mid 50’s. He is at home with his wife. She is an attentive care giver and […] Read More