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Nicotinamide Riboside – a new promising treatment against Alzheimer’s Disease

By treating different mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease with a precursor of NAD+, which is a central coenzyme in the metabolism of the cell, an international research team might have found a drug that can be used as treatment against Alzheimer’s disease. Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease mice improved their neuronal function, memory and learning…

 

 

When the body repairs DNA

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists who discovered the vital mechanisms in the cells that repair DNA when it is damaged.
A detailed understanding of these mechanisms may be the key to improving the treatment of a number of diseases that often occurs with age.

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We live longer, but how are we doing?

The Danish population is getting older and older, and holding on to cognitive functions – such as memory – among the elderly is important for maintaining their quality of life, particularly so because there is no effective treatment as yet – nor any aids – to compensate for the loss of their intellectual capacity. So how do we ensure that cognitive functions are maintained with age?

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Why do we age?

Presentation by Tinna V. Stevnsner on YouTube

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