Promising Alzheimer’s therapy suggests alternative disease origin

Ed Park, MD age-related-diseases, alzheimer's, dr ed park, research 0 Comments

Perhaps the better disease paradigm is that the ongoing clearance of bad cells and waste is a result of the evolutionary elegant design of the blood-brain barrier, which keeps the younger, more capable bone marrow-derived immune cells from entering this space.

Alzheimer’s risk linked to Telomere Length – (Oy Vey)

Ed Park, MD age-related-diseases, dr ed park, ginsu principle, News, stem cells, Telomerase Activation Medicine 1 Comment

This is the latest study linking shorter telomeres to disease (there are over 10,000) that once again falls victim to proving obvious yet useless information. In this study, they linked smaller hippocampal volumes (seen in Alzheimer’s) with shorter white blood cell telomeres in a subset of women with a genetic prediliction for Alzheimers (the abnormal ApoE3 gene).