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Hydrogen Sulfide Could Guard against Alzheimer’s Disease

Hydrogen Sulfide Could Guard against Alzheimer’s Disease

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide's reputation may soon get a facelift, after researchers show that the foul-smelling gas may help protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer's disease. - Science news - The discovery of the biochemical reactions that make this possible opens doors to the development of...

Novel Form of Alzheimer’s Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of Disease

Novel Form of Alzheimer’s Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of Disease

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A novel form of an Alzheimer's protein found in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord indicates what stage of the disease a person is in, and tracks with tangles of tau protein in the brain, according to a study. - Science news - Tau tangles are thought to be toxic to neurons, and their spread through the brain foretells the death of brain tissue and...

Air Pollution Particles Linked to Alzheimer’s Found in Young People’s Brain Stems

Air Pollution Particles Linked to Alzheimer’s Found in Young People’s Brain Stems

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Evidence of tiny particles from air pollution has been discovered in the brain stems of children and young adults. - Science news - It is believed these nanoparticles can cause damage to molecules in a similar way to conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.More than nine in ten people worldwide live in areas where the air is deemed unsafe due to pollutants, the...

New Blood Test Spots Alzheimer’s Two Decades Before Symptoms

New Blood Test Spots Alzheimer’s Two Decades Before Symptoms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists create a blood test for Alzheimer's that is almost one hundred percent accurate and can spot the disease two decades before symptoms begin. - Science news - A simple blood test can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, sometimes decades before symptoms even begin. Scientists revealed a protein involved in the damage of brain cells accumulates in the blood of...