• Blood sugar loss may trigger Alzheimer's disease

    Jan 02, 2009
    A slow, steady and chronic reduction of the supply of sugar to the brain could trigger some forms of Alzheimer's disease according to researchers at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. The study both human and mouse, suggests a reduction of blood flow deprives energy to the brain, setting off a process that ultimately produces the sticky clumps of protein researchers believe is a cause of the disease, they state. "This finding is significant because it suggests that improving blood flow to the brain might be an effective therapeutic approach to prevent or treat Alzheimer's," Dr.
  • Happy New Year

    Jan 01, 2009