Researchers of a recent study have found that niacin (also known as vitamin B3) slows down the progression of Alzheimers in a mouse model. Niacin seems to change microglia response to amyloid plaques.
A food pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes, causes a severe illness (listeriosis) that can infect our central nervous system (neurolisteriosis). This infection is fatal in 30% of all cases! The question is: how can Listeria monocytogenes escape from our immune system defense and get into the most protected area of our body, our brain?
A recent British study investigated brain changes in people aged between 51 and 81, caused by COVID-19.
B3 has different forms, where nicotinamide riboside (NR) is the most important one in case of Parkinson’s. It serves as a raw material for the essential metabolic factor NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide), which is vital to various cellular processes, including energy metabolism, DNA damage repair, control of gene expression and stress resistance of our brain […]
Ginger is a quite popular home remedy for migraine treatment. You know these advices: 1/2-1 teaspoon of ground raw ginger in combination with cold or hot cup of water promise to safe you from headache and nausea. But does it really work? What does science say about ginger as a natural treatment of migraine?
Recent review of the existing studies highlighted that both high (daily/near daily) and low (> 2 times a week) frequency cannabis young users were 6 times more likely to develop schizophrenia compared to those who had never used cannabis. However, not all compounds of cannabis have such disasterious results on the mental health. A recent […]
Some supplements for children might offer a safe solution to minimize the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks. Most of supplements have main active ingredients in much higher concentrations, compared to food, and don’t have side effects if the taken in a right dose like the most of prescribed pills do.
A recent Swedish study found an independent risk factor of dementia. It turned to be an elevated resting heart rate in people above 60 years old.
According to a recent small but long-term study, drinking 2 cups of coffee (2x240g) may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s.
So far, there is no progress in finding a treatment of Alzheimer’s. Almost all potential current treaments aim to dissolve amyloid plaques in the brain. The researchers of a recent study have chosen a dinstinct way of fighting the disease. They aimed at a different form of the amyloid-beta, its truncated form and developed both […]