Archive for the ‘Alzheimer’s disease’ Category

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

A team involving Oxford University scientists has, for the first time, discovered tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human brains – and researchers think they could be a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
Magnetic particles

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2016-09-07-toxic-air-pollution-nanoparticles-discovered-human-brain

 

Protein injection hope for Alzheimer’s

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Protein injection hope for Alzheimer’s

  • 19 April 2016
alzheimer's brain scanImage copyrightSPL

Scientists believe injections of a natural protein may lessen the symptoms and progress of Alzheimer’s dementia after promising early trials in mice.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36070987