Navigation Links
Toxin Identified For Alzheimer’s Diseas

Researchers from University of New South Wales have identified a toxin that plays// an important role in the progress of the disease of Alzheimer’s in the elderly population.

Researchers had found that there is existence of quinolinic acid neurotoxicity in the brains of patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This acid kills the nerve cells of the brain that leads to brain dysfunction and death.

The research paper, which is, published in the current issue of international journal Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, says that activation of this toxin pathways are also seen in the cases of Huntington's disease, stroke, and schizophrenia. Quinolinic acid is a part of the biochemical pathway also known as kynurenine pathway.

Researchers feel that there are several drugs, which are currently being tested in the laboratories, which can block these neural pathways. The researchers however maintain that quinolinic acid is not the cause of the disease. It only increases the rate of progression of the disease.

Currently Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of the people above the age of 50 years across the globe and treatment for them is only minimally effective. The new research findings will be able to bring treatment that will be successful in keeping the progress of the disease in hold, and in turn will be able to help the numerous people in improving their quality of life.

Source: EurekAlert

Medindia on Alzheimer’s’ Disease: Further information

Alzheimer’s’ Disease: Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain cells and slowly destroys them. The main symptoms of the disease are decreasing memory, ability to reason, creative abilities and learning powers.

Dementia: Dementia is a condition where the person is affected by impaired intellectual capability. Some signs of dementia are short-term memory loss, inability to do concrete or
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Toxins linked with pregnancy loss
2. Toxin connected to Flesh-eating Pneumonia in Kids
3. Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
4. Toxin injections support stroke associated spasticity
5. Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare
6. Toxin from the sea to relieve pain
7. UN Fears Melting Of Ice Would Concentrate Toxins in the Chinese Water Supply
8. Gold Nanoparticles Are Good Detectors Biological Toxins
9. Appearance Of Facial Scars Improved By Botulinum Toxin
10. "Beach to Bedside" Study Focuses on Effects of Inhaled Toxins
11. Environmental Toxin Causes Heritable Adult-Onset Diseases
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Toxin Identified For Alzheimer Diseas

(Date:12/17/2014)... Myo Nwe is the co-author of a new weight loss ... of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in Rock Hill, ... at the industry of weight loss, and how several fad ... in television shows, however, she says the topic of obesity ... for basic laughs, which she believes impacts whether Americans view ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 This ... private practices that have made outstanding and innovative ... support and progression of private practice physical therapy ... Physical Therapy Association. , On behalf of Performance ... owner and CEO of Performance accepted the award ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... A group of 127 scientists sent an “open letter” ... a recent statement by the center that was highly critical ... efficacy of all brain exercises. , Signatories to the open ... center’s statement critical of brain exercise companies that overstate their ... case, in a document it had entitled “A Consensus on ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... No matter how far modern medicine ... the head louse parasite—a common childhood malady and a ... between six and twelve million individuals will suffer an ... treatment company comes to the rescue, providing an all-natural ... its track record of customer service, and effectiveness in ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 Project Veritas is releasing a ... of MIT economist and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber to ... conducted the interview, which is being distributed on YouTube. ... intentional mislabeling in the Affordable Care Act in order ... two-hundred-and-fifty billion dollar per year tax grab. , “President ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Obesity Should Not Be a Hollywood Punchline, Weight Loss Doc Says 2Health News:Performance Physical Therapy Awarded with Jayne L. Snyder Private Practice of the Year 2014 2Health News:Scientists to Stanford: Research Shows Brain Exercises Can Work 2Health News:Scientists to Stanford: Research Shows Brain Exercises Can Work 3Health News:Scientists to Stanford: Research Shows Brain Exercises Can Work 4Health News:Lice Troopers Announces New Lice Treatment Clinic in Coral Gables to Service Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Brickell & South Miami 2Health News:Project Veritas: James O’Keefe Interviews the Man Who Discovered Jonathan Gruber Videos 2
... Reporter , THURSDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatric ... to lower the threshold for toxic lead exposure in ... and house paint, can permanently damage developing brains. ... Poisoning Prevention voted to recommend that the federal government ...
... of patients with mild-to-moderate asthma have persistently non-eosinophilic ... anti-inflammatory treatments, according to a new study. ... enrolled in nine clinical trials conducted by the ... eosinophils) was,found in only 36% of asthmatics not ...
... Mozes HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Jan. 5 ... double their risk of developing a particularly advanced form ... large new European study suggests. The possible link ... (AMD), a significant cause of blindness in seniors. ...
... Proton therapy, a type of external beam radiation therapy, ... according to two new studies published in the January ... (Red Journal), the American Society for Radiation Oncology,s ... study, researchers at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, ...
... Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Children and young adults ... for complications from the flu and should receive flu ... in Ohio in February 2011. Of the 130 ... young adults with neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions, 76 (58 ...
... cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in ... insurance is approximately 400 percent higher than comparable costs ... These findings, from the Boston University School of Medicine ... results of a comprehensive comparison of prescription drug costs ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Experts Endorse Lower Lead-Poisoning Threshold 2Health News:Experts Endorse Lower Lead-Poisoning Threshold 3Health News:A large subgroup of mild-to-moderate asthma is persistently non-eosinophilic 2Health News:Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes? 2Health News:Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes? 3Health News:Proton therapy effective prostate cancer treatment 2Health News:Study finds statin costs 400 percent higher in US compared to UK 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... Mass. , Dec. 18, 2014  Decision Resources ... the United States will increase to ... will be primarily driven by expansion in the large ... energy devices will be increasingly adopted due to the ... Other key findings from Decision Resources Group,s ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CITY, Kan. , Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... PETX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... companion animals, today announced positive results from its ... innovative drug for treating pain in dogs with ... improvements in pain assessment scores that were statistically ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Revenue and earnings above ... research and development In the past 2013/14 fiscal ... two percent to EUR 4.287 billion (last year: EUR 4.190 ... percent to EUR 360 million. "Overall, 2013/14 was a successful ... Kaschke , President and CEO of Carl Zeiss AG. "Thanks ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5ZEISS Asserts its Position in Difficult Environment 2
... 19 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Production and Market of Xylose in China ... overcapacity and the global financial crisis in Q4 2008, ... small manufacturers suspended or even stopped production due to ...
... YORK, Aug. 19 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: Advances in Large Scale ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0265199/Advances-in-Large-Scale-BioManufacturing-and-Scale-Up-Production-2nd-ED.html A ... of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing. This new ASM study provides ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Production and Market of Xylose in China 2Reportlinker Adds Production and Market of Xylose in China 3Reportlinker Adds Advances in Large Scale BioManufacturing and Scale-Up Production, 2nd ED 2Reportlinker Adds Advances in Large Scale BioManufacturing and Scale-Up Production, 2nd ED 3
... The BD Vacutainer® Safety-Lok™ Blood ... deliver patient care without compromising ... Safety-Lok™ Blood Collection Set with ... with one-handed activation. This product ...
... Omni-Flex System provides the capability ... the middle of surgery while ... the incision. The system is ... stable for large patients while ...
Standard general retractor system. Fully-adjustable to maintain a low profile in any approach and any patient. Blades can be stacked on top of each other in the operative site....
... System represents the most widely accepted ... wide array of retraction components provides ... system for multi-directional exposure of the ... available for specific procedures: IMA Kit ...
Medicine Products: