Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimers Disease’

Study shows raised homocysteine levels are linked to dementia

Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2011

An article in Nature Journal confirms previous evidence that raised homocysteine levels are a likely primary predictor and potential cause of the brain damage that identifies Alzheimer’s.  ‘homocysteine is associated with an increase in the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia’ Levels of Homocysteine area associated with a lack of Vitamin B6, B12 and Folic acid. […]

Hope for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Vitamin D3 and curcumin may prevent and treat Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), suggests research carried out earlier this year, by preventing the debilitating build up of amyloid plaques that characterises this disease. Patients with AD cannot clear amyloid-β due to defects within the innate immune system. Amyloidosis results, and plaques are deposited on the brain. Scientists from […]