Alzheimer's Disease - New compound prevents amyloid formation to fight Alzheimer’s disease
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Alzheimer’s disease, in spite of being the sixth main cause of death in the US, has only five drug treatments approved, due to the failure of drug development for central nervous system (CNS) diseases in clinical trials. This is caused by the selective permeability of the blood-brain-barrier (BBB).

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It is known that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the formation of amyloid plaques and tau tangles in the brain. A novel compound shows promise in preventing amyloid formation, fighting Alzheimer’s disease development.
 
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 Is Cocoa Good for the Brain?
 
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 Regular aerobic exercise could enhance cognitive functions in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s
 
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 Potential new biomarker for vascular dementia identified
 
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