It's one of the most debilitating diseases known to man, and new findings about Alzheimer's disease have just been posted on the Natural Health News Report website. To read the entire report about the latest in these cutting edge research results, visit http://www.naturalhealthnewsreport.com/rept/report0005.pdf?x=webb0201
Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) November 14, 2008 -- It's one of the most debilitating diseases known to man, and new findings about Alzheimer's disease have just been posted on the Natural Health News Report website (http://www.naturalhealthnewsreport.com/). A compound found in red wine and grapes may counter a hallmark of the disease.
According to the website, Dr. Philippe Marambaud of the Litwin-Zucker Research Center for the Study of Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders in New York, says lab tests show that Resveratrol, a non-flavonoid polyphenol found in red wines, hampered beta-amyloid protein. That protein is a key ingredient in plaque found in the brains of people who die with Alzheimer's disease. Resveratrol didn't stop the protein's production, but instead, it encouraged beta amyloid's breakdown.
Dr. Marambaud and his colleagues also tested a handful of other antioxidants against beta-amyloid. Only Resveratrol stood out. In addition, he adds that Resveratrol has been shown to have some "very interesting pharmacological effects" against herpes, some cancers, and possibly neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's.
Marambaud's interest was sparked by observational studies (done by other experts) showing that Alzheimer's is rarer in populations that consume moderate amounts of red wine.
In fact, in France for example, many people are living longer lives despite a diet high in saturated fat. This phenomenon has been labeled the "French Paradox." Researchers believe that red wine intake can help prevent certain Cancers, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease.
In addition, Natural Health News Report also has the latest information on a new experimental drug that many have high hopes in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Unlike many drugs already on the market that just treat the symptoms, this new pill may stop the progression of the disease by breaking up the protein tangles that clog victims' brains.
To read the entire report about the latest in these cutting edge research results, visit http://www.naturalhealthnewsreport.com/rept/report0005.pdf?x=webb0201
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