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By On November 2nd, 2012

Change in Diet Could Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions in the US alone, but no cure is known. Keeping a strict diet could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, however, according to researchers from Columbia University. As reported by Dr. David Liu at Food Consumer, using a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in individuals age 65 and…

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By On October 23rd, 2012

Study Could Lead to Advances in Treatment of Huntington’s Disease

A collaboration between the Boston University School of Medicine, the McLean Brain Tissue Resource Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Columbia University produced breakthroughs in the understanding of Huntington’s disease and how it affects the brain. As reported on Medical Xpress, investigators involved in a study examined 664 donated brain samples with Huntington’s disease and observed…

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