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Cinnamon Breaks Up Brain Plaques, May Hold Key to Fighting Alzheimer’s

Posted June 14, 2013

Researchers from Tel Aviv University report in the PLoS ONE journal that the common spice cinnamon found in many kitchen pantries around the world may hold a crucial key to preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

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This Herb Can Dissolve Deadly Brain Plaques

Posted April 23, 2013

Are you concerned about maintaining the health of your brain as you age? You’re not alone. Losing one’s memory and mental faculties to age-related cognitive decline is something we all fear, and the current statistics on the prevalence of cognitive decline in this country are not pretty. By age 65, 1 in 8 Americans will suffer from severe cognitive decline, and by age 80, 1 in 2 will.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Green Tea Extract Found To Interfere With The Formation Of Amyloid Plaques

Posted March 8, 2013

Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a new potential benefit of a molecule in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain. The aggregation of these proteins, called metal-associated amyloids, is associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.

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Alzheimer’s Amyloid Plaque Removal May Be Aided By Vitamin D And Omega 3

Posted February 6, 2013

In a small pilot study, a team of US researchers has discovered how vitamin D3, a form of vitamin D, and omega 3 fatty acids may help the immune system clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the physical hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Evaluation of Antiaggregatory Activity of Flavonoid Aglycone Series

Posted April 30, 2012

Among natural compounds, present in every day diet, flavonoids have shown beneficial effect in prevention of cardiovascular diseases that can be attributed, at least partially to the described antiaggregatory activity i.e. antiplatelet effects of flavonoids. Due to the ever increasing pharmacological interest in antiplatelet agents a systematic experimental evaluation of large flavonoid series is needed.

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