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Mums key to treating Alzheimer's and arthritis

A special protein which helps protect women during pregnancy also unlocks clues to treat or even prevent age-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s and arthritis. That’s what a research paper led by University of Wollongong and Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute PhD student Jordan Cater has found. Mr Carter was part of an international research team which found that a… Read More »

How exercise may protect against Alzheimer's

Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: “feel-good” hormones that boost mood. Now there’s evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study co-led by Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, a researcher at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and… Read More »

Air pollution triggers Alzheimer's, dementia, expert says

Air pollution is caused by the presence of toxic substances in the atmosphere, mainly produced by human activities. From smog hanging over cities to smoke inside the home, air pollution poses a major threat to health and climate. Although there are numerous health hazards caused by air pollution, according to professor Şerefnur Öztürk, unclean air… Read More »