A Discovery in the Fight Against Alzheimers & Dementia

The Washington Post is reporting that a new study may have identified a protein linked to memory loss:Some recovery of memory may be possible in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, suggests a provocative new study in mice that could help researchers open a two-pronged attack against the mind-robbing illness.The research shows a mutant protein named tau is poisoning brain cells, and that blocking its production may allow some of those sick neurons to recover. It worked in demented mice who, … [Read more...]

They’re After Aleve Now

Doubtless, you've all heard the news about Vioxx and Celebrex and the allegation that those drugs increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Now an Alzheimer's Prevention Study is being halted because Aleve, one of the medications they are using in the study, contains naproxen, the same ingredient contained in Celebrex. The subjects of the study were being administered Aleve, Celebrex or a placebo. I cringe to imagine of the activity going on in offices of plaintiff's personal injury lawyers … [Read more...]