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alzheimers diseaseChemical in California Shrub Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

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The Salk Institute discovered a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease based on a compound found in nature. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a general …

alzheimer'sBlood Test Detects Rate of Brain Cell Death from Alzheimer’s Up to 16 Years Before Signs of Dementia

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Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) and the University Hospital Tübingen now show that a protein found in the blood can be used to precisely monitor disease progression long …

diseaseChronic Gum Disease Bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) Drives Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Pathology

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Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) – the bacterium commonly associated with chronic gum disease – appears to drive Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology. University of Louisville researcher has strong evidence connecting P. gingivalis and Alzheimer’s pathogenesis. In animal models, oral Pg infection led …

diseaseBill Gates Talked about Alzheimer’s Progress and United Neuroscience has Promising Vaccines

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Bill Gates saw two positive trends in Alzheimer’s research in 2018. 1. Researchers focused on a new set of ideas about how to stop Alzheimer’s. The first generation of theories, which dominated the field for years, emphasized two proteins called …

aging reversalDelivery of 45 Age Reversing Gene Therapies at Once is Under Peer Review

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George Church revealed progress on aging reversal using gene therapies. They have delivered 45 gene therapies to provide aging reversal. They find the combined treatment is effective against obesity, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardiac damage and kidney disease. At 32:00-33:30 minutes George …

diseaseDefenses Against the Biggest Risk We Face

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Bill Gates says the biggest risk that we reasonably face is a bioterrorism attack or natural pandemics. Pandemic and Epidemic Risks Relatively average costs for more serious infectious events are high in terms of deaths and costs. One study found …

crisprControlling genome editing with nanomagnets

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A moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets could be used to edit defective genes that cause diseases like sickle cell, muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis. Above -Rice University bioengineers use a magnetic field to activate nanoparticle-attached baculoviruses in a tissue. The viruses, …

diseaseSix injections a year of Fasenra fixes the root cause of extreme Asthma in many people

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Fasenra is an injected medication that helps prevent severe asthma attacks (exacerbations) and may improve your breathing. Fasenra reduces blood eosinophils. About 50% of people with severe asthma have too many eosinophils in their lungs. Eosinophils are white blood cells, …

antiagingPeter Attia has a clinician approach to longevity and discusses Rapamycin dosage

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Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He spoke with Joe Rogan about longevity. Peter lists three things that …

diseaseCRISPR-Cas9 has been use to stop HIV in infected T cells

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Scientists in Japan have used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to stop human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) replication in latently infected T cells that can’t be controlled using existing drug treatments. The gene-editing approach effectively disrupts two regulatory HIV-1 genes, tat and …