Posts Tagged ‘alzheimer’s disease’

New research shows that seniors who participated in cardio or weight training incurred fewer health care resources.

Cardio and weight training reduces access to health care in seniors

May. 14, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.

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Drugs targeting blood vessels may be candidates for treating Alzheimer’s

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers have successfully normalized the production of blood vessels in the brain of mice with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by immunizing them with amyloid beta, a protein widely associated with the disease.

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UBC researchers find a new culprit in Alzheimer’s disease: Too many blood vessels

Aug. 31, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia scientists may have uncovered a new explanation for how Alzheimer’s disease destroys the brain – a profusion of blood vessels.

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