We now know why coffee helps to stave off Alzheimer's disease

Scientists recently discovered that caffeine consumption can be tied to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. They knew that it was suppressing the rise of amyloid plaques in the brain, but why coffee consumption did the trick remained a mystery. But now, researchers from the… »10/10/12 10:40am10/10/12 10:40am

New treatment reduces a key Alzheimer's Disease protein by a staggering 90 percent

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most terrifying things that can happen to people: staying physically healthy but losing their mental capacity. And now, a new treatment shows great promise in attacking a key building block of the disease. Researchers found that eliminating a single enzyme from mice with aggressive… »9/06/12 12:35pm9/06/12 12:35pm