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Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance

Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease. University of Queensland-led research investigated the antibacterial properties of metal transport drug, PBT2. Professor Mark Walker from ...

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Alzheimer’s: Breaking the “code of Tau”

Neurofibrillary tangles (dark purple, elongated structure) in the hippocampus of an old person with Alzheimer-related pathology (credit: Wikimedia Commons user Patho)   Alzheimer’s: Breaking the “code of Tau” Tau protein is one of the major targets in Alzheimer’s disease. EPFL ...

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Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk

  Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland researchers have found. Scientists from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute and School of ...

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Safe and Happy at Home

  Safe and Happy at Home Living with a loved one with dementia in his home or yours? Here’s what Johns Hopkins experts say you need to know to help him do well while enjoying a familiar environment. Of the ...

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Gender, pain and dementia

  Gender, pain and dementia by Bill Snyder In a report published last month in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Todd Monroe, Ph.D., and his colleagues conclude that these differences will need to be considered in order to improve the ...

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