Tag Archives: University of Pavia

New Uncertainties Around Irreversible Brain Cell Death Following Oxygen Deprivation? (BBC News / Nature)

Summary Conventional medical wisdom holds that brain cells and working brain circuitry are prone to irreversible damage following merely minutes of interrupted blood flow and disrupted oxygen supply. Researchers at Yale University used an extracorporeal pulsatile-perfusion system to restore circulation in … Continue reading

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Curcumin For Dementia? (ScientificWorldJournal)

Summary Curcumin is a polyphenolic compound which features in traditional Indian medicine. Earlier experimental and animal studies had indicated a protective effect of curcumin in Alzheimer’s Disease. This systematic review evaluates recent clinical trials into the use of curcumin for … Continue reading

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Dementia Risk From Cooked Meats? (BBC News / NHS Choices / PNAS)

Summary Research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York), investigating the effect of Advanced Glycation End (AGEs) on mice and people, suggests that browning meat produces chemicals which may increase the risk of developing dementia. Mice … Continue reading

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