Jan 5, 2014

How Close are We to a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's caregivers are not very knowledgeable about brain cell death, and how you can go about developing new brain cells in an effort to delay the onset, and the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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“We now have a good picture of the stages of the disease, going from this gooey toxic material that sticks to the nerve cells and kills them and then the nerve cells die from within, and then, even worse, the brain sees all this and thinks it’s an attack from the outside and the immune cells start to attack the nerve cells, and nerve cells die by friendly fire."
~ Rudy Tanzi, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital


In the video below, Tanzi explains the current state of affairs in Alzheimer's treatment, and the importance of gene discovery.

Tanzi also talks about what you can do to enhance the development of new brain cells, and hopefully, delay both the onset and development of Alzheimer's Disease.

You will gain a good understanding of the problem if you take the time to watch this video.

You should pay close attention to the last part of this interview with Tanzi.

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