Skip to comments.Antibody treatment partially reverses nerve damage in Alzheimer disease
Posted on 01/20/2005 2:39:54 PM PST by HangnJudge
Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine have shown that an antibody treatment administered to the brain surface in mice with Alzheimer disease is capable of rapidly reversing disease-related structural nerve damage. The study will appear online on January 20 in advance of print publication in the February 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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Good news,but early for assumptions.
I'm 72. I don't worry about cancer,or stroke,or heart disease or getting run over by a bus.
I worry about Alzheimer's,as do most of my friends.
There was an article about curry powder recently. Scientists are studying it because of the low incidence of Alzheimers in India. They are looking at tumeric as an ingredient which protects against alzheimers and helps remove the plaque from the brain.
I'll be darned---never saw anything where food could possible prevent the disease.
Thanks! Time for some reseach and I'd better hurry before the brain slows down.LOL
From talking to one of our friends who has been diagnosed, he's not necessarily worrying about himself but his wife and kids that will need to deal with him.
That's right,my sister-in-law has it and she's as happy as can be. It's her husband and kids that are in it for the long haul.
I don't want that for my family but it is all out of my control I guess.
Thanks for the link----will check it out.
Some of this stuff may be too late for folks my age but I hope my kids' and grandkids' generations have more hope.
My mother died at 91 and I wouldn't give you a nickel for her last 10 years-----awful!
I misspelled the ingredient - it's "Turmeric."
Thanks for all of your help.
My Aunt has been suffering from alzheimer's disease. After seeing what she has been going through I hope they come up with something soon.
It also raises HDL and lowers inflamation. There may be something there.
Gosh, I hope so but doctors have a long history of talking a better game than they play.
Amyloid plaques are suspended in the jelled substance surrounding the brain stem. So far there is nothing strong enough to penetrate that substance and break up the plaque without destroying the shield itself.
Ok - Always trying to help my fellow FreePers.
I didn't know that, I guess I should start taking it myself!
I love these posts. Too much politics and I get sour.
Thanks for some good news.
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