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Old Drug shows Potential for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Treatment

Methylene blue, a century-old drug, is found to address mitochondrial dysfunction—a common condition in age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. A paper on methylene blue study, conducted by researchers from Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, shows that methylene blue, when used at a very low concentration, slows cellular aging and enhances mitochondrial […]

Insulin Sulfonylurea vs Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York said that insulin combined with a diabetes pill can help lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Studying the brains of 124 deceased diabetics and 124 non-diabetics with comparable age, sex, and severity of dementia, Dr. Sam Grandy of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in […]

Diabetics and Dementia

A few weeks ago, we had a patient in her forties ask us for help because she felt it was becoming difficult remembering simple things. She had been a diabetic for about ten years and her previous HbA1c levels were 7 and 8.8 percent (normal values 4-6 percent). She noticed that she often lost things […]