September 30, 2015
Since, to my knowledge, the buildup of the amyloids is also an issue in Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Chorea, I would hope that this treatment might also help with those conditions as well.
New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function in Mice
P.S. Do remember that until this treatment exists for humans, and possibly even after, studies have shown that regular consumption of coffee does dramatically reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Prevention may still win, even with a 75% effective treatment.
January 23, 2009
Actually, it’s good news for anyone who lives their life drinking coffee like there’s no tomorrow. Maybe there will be more (and more memorable) tomorrows with the coffee. Perhaps this even makes those rare days without coffee (and with caffeine withdrawal headaches) worth it.
This new study doesn’t even seem to be recommending moderation. They talk about 3-5 cups or more per day. Though, I have to admit that there have been times in my life when I measured my daily intake in pots per day rather than cups per day. I’ve even brought my own percolator to work at two different jobs that didn’t provide good enough coffee for me.
Coffee Linked to Lower Dementia Risk