Day: July 25, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease risk impacted by the liver, diet

July 25, 2018

Reduced levels of plasmalogens — a class of lipids created in the liver that are integral to cell membranes in the brain — are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, according to new research presented this week at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 by Mitchel A. Kling, MD, an associate professor […]

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Polyphenols from blueberry and grape extracts prevent age-related memory decline

July 25, 2018

A?newly published study?in the?Journals of Gerontology?has found that a six-month supplementation with Neurophenol?, ?a polyphenol-rich extract of blueberry and grape, improved episodic memory in healthy older adults. The potentially groundbreaking results from researchers at the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) in?Canada?and the University of?Bordeaux?in?France?demonstrated an improvement of eight years of cognitive age in […]

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Lutemax 2020 Protects The Eyes Against Blue Light Damage

July 25, 2018

In a new study published in?Nutrients?titled “Lutein and Zeaxanthin Isomers Protect Against Light-induced Retinopathy via Decreasing Oxidative and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in BALB/cJ Mice,” Lutemax 2020 supplementation was shown to protect photoreceptors against blue light damage by mitigating oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress?a primary mechanism associated with photoreceptor damage and visual impairment. Lutein and the […]

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Researchers Discover Key Link to Understanding Sleep Disorders

July 25, 2018

Researchers have discovered a key link to potentially understanding sleep disorders in children, according to a study just published in the journal PLOS One. In a paper titled “Diurnal oscillations in human salivary microRNA and microbial transcription: Implications for human health and disease,” researchers from Penn State Medical Center and?SUNY Upstate Medical University?have discovered circadian […]

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Advances Along The Gut-Liver-Brain Axis In Alzheimer’s Disease

July 25, 2018

Four new studies reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 in?Chicago?investigated how the digestive system, including gut and liver functions, may be related to changes in the brain, and to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The gut microbiome is the community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts […]

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