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Chemicals in ‘Western’ Diet Show Alzheimer’s-Like Effects in Mice


By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Common compounds in the “Western” diet seem to promote Alzheimer’s-linked brain deposits and memory problems in mice, researchers say. Scientists found that when they added the compounds — called advanced glycation end products (AGEs) — to the lifelong diets …

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Alzheimer’s-Like Memory Loss Reversed in Mice

Gene Research Offers Clues to Parkinson's Disease

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News) — New research in mice suggests that Alzheimer’s disease triggers a protein that contributes to the breakdown of the brain’s memory. If the findings are confirmed in humans, they could solve part of the puzzle of how gunk-like substances in the …

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