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    Scientists have infected healthy young animals with Alzheimer’s disease

    NEW YORK, BRONX (ORDO News) — A groundbreaking study by an international team of scientists has confirmed the significant role of the gut microbiome in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A study in which the gut microbiota of patients with Alzheimer’s disease was transplanted into healthy rats found that memory impairments associated with the disease can be passed on to young healthy individuals. In addition to confirming the link between…

  • WorldIn China they are going to defeat Alzheimers and grow new limbs

    Chinese scientist to defeat Alzheimer’s and grow new limbs

    (ORDO NEWS) — Chinese geneticists seem to have decided to push the Creator himself. They not only unraveled the secrets of the human genome, but also learned how to grow new organs in vitro. Not far off is the opportunity to invent new species and revive long-extinct ones, as in Jurassic Park. Recently, Chinese scientists from the Military Medical University figured out how to cure Alzheimer’s disease. To do this,…

  • WorldViruses can really cause Alzheimers

    Viruses can really cause Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — An analysis of more than half a million medical records has shown that there is indeed a link between infection with viruses and the occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease. Not all viruses are capable of this, but encephalitis is the most likely. A study of nearly 500,000 medical records found that severe viral infections such as encephalitis and pneumonia increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s…

  • News HeadlinesScientists have told how to reduce the risk of Alzheimers disease

    Scientists have told how to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — Neurodegenerative diseases scare many people, and scientists are constantly looking for effective non-pharmacological means of their prevention. One such means may be short but vigorous physical training every day. Our brain contains a specialized protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) that stimulates and supports the development of neurons. It plays a key role in the brain’s ability to form new connections. Animal studies have shown that increased…

  • News HeadlinesNo brain analysis scientists have created a blood test to accurately determine Alzheimers disease

    No brain analysis: Scientists have created a blood test to accurately determine Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — A group of international researchers has developed a new type of blood test that can detect the brain proteins tau, characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease. Today, doctors often use a combination of brain imaging and cell analysis to diagnose the disease. Moreover, the latter requires a lumbar or spinal puncture to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. There are also methods using MRI, but they can be expensive…

  • News HeadlinesNeuroscientists have found biomarkers of Alzheimers disease in the brains of stranded dolphins

    Neuroscientists have found biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in the brains of stranded dolphins

    (ORDO NEWS) — Neurologists at the University of Glasgow have found that the brains of three species of stranded dolphins contain the same Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers as humans. No evidence of this disease has been previously reported in any animal other than humans. In dolphins, however, Alzheimer’s disease has not been seen for the first time – for example, in 2017, an international team of specialists discovered amyloid plaques and…

  • News HeadlinesStranded dolphins show signs of Alzheimers disease

    Stranded dolphins show signs of Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — The mysterious behavior of cetaceans, which “commit suicide” by throwing themselves ashore, may be associated with a brain disease and the resulting disorientation in an elderly pack leader. Alzheimer’s disease is associated with neurodegenerative processes in the brain. It usually develops in older people. Abnormal accumulations of amyloid and tau proteins cause destruction of nerve cells and connections between them, leading to severe degradation of cognitive functions.…

  • News HeadlinesViruses have accelerated the development of Alzheimers disease by damaging the olfactory system

    Viruses have accelerated the development of Alzheimer’s disease by damaging the olfactory system

    (ORDO NEWS) — A new paper has shed light on the link between viral infections, smell perception and Alzheimer’s disease. It turned out that, in addition to local inflammation in the olfactory system and the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid, viruses are to blame for the degradation of the hippocampus – an important part of the brain with many functions – due to a decrease in the signals it receives. Viruses…

  • News HeadlinesScientists have found which parts of the brain are most vulnerable to Alzheimers disease

    Scientists have found which parts of the brain are most vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — It turned out that the reason that some areas of the brain are more destroyed than others in Alzheimer’s disease lies in the APOE gene. It is most strongly expressed in the temporal lobes of the brain, which is why they are the first to be damaged in this disease, and memory impairment becomes the earliest symptom. However, the study may also help explain the rare symptoms…

  • News HeadlinesA drink that reduces the risk of Alzheimers disease has been named

    A drink that reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease has been named

    (ORDO NEWS) — Scientists from Australia have studied the beneficial properties of coffee. It turned out that this drink is an excellent prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Therefore, those people who drink coffee every day are less likely to get this disease in old age. Alzheimer’s is an incurable form of dementia, but if you regularly drink coffee , you can minimize the risk of developing this disease. Coffee addicts are…

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  • News HeadlinesSleep apnea is one of the main causes of Alzheimers

    Sleep apnea is one of the main causes of Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — Using new preclinical models, scientists have been able to show that sleep disturbances can cause brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Until now, the relationship between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease has been like a chicken-and-egg problem. But in the new work, scientists have convincingly shown what is the cause and what is the effect. Researchers have long discovered a strong link between sleep apnea and several…

  • News HeadlinesBeer hops may be a defense against Alzheimers

    Beer hops may be a defense against Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — Experiments on nerve cells and model worms have shown that some components of ordinary hops can slow down the accumulation of amyloid plaques and the development of neurodegeneration processes. Alzheimer’s disease is an incurable neurodegenerative disease that leads to the destruction of brain structures. It is accompanied by the accumulation of amyloid plaques, dense clumps of misfolded proteins that damage neurons. However, the exact causes and mechanisms…

  • ScienceVaricella zoster virus linked to Alzheimers disease

    Varicella zoster virus linked to Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — Experiments by researchers from the US and the UK have shown what mechanism is involved in this. The varicella-zoster virus that causes chickenpox and shingles can reactivate dormant herpes simplex virus in brain neurons and spike levels of tau and beta-amyloid proteins, eventually triggering the development of Alzheimer’s disease. This conclusion was reached by scientists from Tufts University in Massachusetts (USA) and Oxford University (UK), whose results…

  • ScienceKey Alzheimers papers may have been fabricated

    Key Alzheimer’s papers may have been fabricated

    (ORDO NEWS) — The leading scientific journal Science writes that a hugely influential 2006 article and a number of related papers that have greatly influenced Alzheimer’s research and became the basis for the search for treatments contain numerous falsifications. The motivation for the fake is considered to be the personal interests of supporters of one of the hypotheses of the pathogenesis of neurodegeneration – the authors call them the “amyloid…

  • ScienceFlu shot cuts Alzheimers risk 1

    Flu shot cuts Alzheimer’s risk

    (ORDO NEWS) — Recently, US scientists found that people aged 65 and older who were vaccinated against the flu had a 40 percent lower risk of developing the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. Andrey Lomakin, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Candidate of Medical Sciences, tells more about this phenomenon. The purpose of vaccines is to prevent dangerous infections. After vaccination, the immune system reacts to the introduced “dummy” of…

  • News HeadlinesNew organelle discovered that could be used to treat Alzheimers disease

    New organelle discovered that could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — In addition to the many known organelles (components or “organs” of the cell), scientists have just discovered another one. These are the so-called BAG2 – membraneless granules formed in the cytoplasm in response to a certain stress. Probably, BAG2 can become the basis for a new therapy for neurodegenerative diseases. In addition to the nuclei, mitochondria, reticulum, and so on discovered dozens or even hundreds of years…

  • News HeadlinesAlzheimers disease fries your brain

    Alzheimer’s disease fries your brain

    (ORDO NEWS) — New work has shown that “protein clumps” long associated with Alzheimer’s disease can cause heat buildup and fry brain cells “like scrambled eggs” and what drugs can be used to stop this process. The accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins in toxic clumps is thought to be a key factor in the neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease and therefore receives a lot of attention from scientists trying to better…

  • News HeadlinesAlzheimers disease linked to overheating of brain cells 1

    Alzheimer’s disease linked to overheating of brain cells

    (ORDO NEWS) — Using temperature-sensitive fluorescent sensors, scientists measured the temperature inside the cells and found that the “sticking together” of beta-amyloid molecules (one of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease) causes a strong heating of neurons. Neurodegenerative diseases remain one of the most acute medical problems of our time. They mainly affect the elderly and cause progressive neuronal death, with symptoms that may not be noticeable at first until cognitive,…

  • News HeadlinesFound the cause of the development of apathy and irritability in the early stages of Alzheimers disease

    Found the cause of the development of apathy and irritability in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — American researchers have found out why neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as apathy, mood swings, anxiety and irritability, appear in most patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, even before the onset of memory loss. The most famous and noticeable symptom in the development of Alzheimer’s disease is a memory disorder that progresses over time until its partial or complete loss, both short-term and long-term. However, in the…

  • News HeadlinesFound a possible cause of Alzheimers the barrier between the blood and the brain is to blame

    Found a possible cause of Alzheimer’s the barrier between the blood and the brain is to blame

    (ORDO NEWS) — The new hypothesis is that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by damage to the blood-brain barrier, which allows lipids to enter the brain and trigger a cascade of events that eventually leads to neurodegeneration. The causes of Alzheimer’s disease are still largely unclear. But it seems that scientists now know one of the mechanisms that triggers it. Tens of millions of people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease…

  • News HeadlinesProlonged sleep may be an early sign of Alzheimers

    Prolonged sleep may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — Prolonged sleep may be a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study that tracked older people‘s daytime sleep habits. The results of the study may help resolve conflicting findings about the effects of long-term sleep on cognitive performance in older adults. Some previous research has highlighted the benefits of daytime naps for mood, alertness, and mental task performance. The latest study suggests that increasing the amount…

  • News HeadlinesSoil microbes could help fight Alzheimers

    Soil microbes could help fight Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — Japanese researchers have shown that organic compounds released by soil microorganisms affect the formation of amyloid plaques in neurons. They can form the basis for preventive or therapeutic drugs for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting about 50 million people worldwide. Recent studies have shown that beta-amyloid peptides, one of the pathogenic factors in Alzheimer’s disease, may be a natural immune…

  • News HeadlinesPrevalence of early stage Alzheimers disease appears to be higher

    Prevalence of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease appears to be higher

    (ORDO NEWS) — The authors of a new meta-analysis looked at the content of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of 19,000 subjects. They obtained reliable estimates of the prevalence of this important pathological marker and came to the disappointing conclusion that the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease may be underestimated. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative disease. In the 21st century, it has become not only an…

  • News HeadlinesBrain pathologies characteristic of Alzheimers disease were revealed in those who died due to Covid 19

    Brain pathologies characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease were revealed in those who died due to Covid-19

    (ORDO NEWS) — A small study, the authors of which studied the brains of patients who died from coronavirus infection, showed that they have some of the molecular changes characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disease. Scientists from the Clyde and Helen Wu Center for Molecular Cardiology at Columbia University (USA) found in patients who died due to a severe form of coronavirus disease, brain abnormalities that are similar…

  • News HeadlinesCoronavirus has a frightening resemblance to Alzheimers

    Coronavirus has a frightening resemblance to Alzheimer’s

    (ORDO NEWS) — In the brains of people who died after a severe course of the coronavirus, they found the same changes in the composition of neurons as in Alzheimer’s disease. The corresponding statement was made by scientists at Columbia University in the United States. In total, experts examined the brain tissue of 10 people who died from coronavirus, according to the journal Alsheimer’s and Dementia. It turned out that…

  • News HeadlinesListening to music with personal meaning may help ease the symptoms of Alzheimers disease

    Listening to music with personal meaning may help ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

    (ORDO NEWS) — Putting on their favorite playlist may help kickstart the brains of patients with dementia. Whether it’s a dance floor banger or a more intimate slow jam, everyone has their go-to tune that they listen to to bring back fond memories. Now, researchers at the University of Toronto have found that listening to these nostalgic tunes can help to boost the brain function in patients with mild cognitive…