Amiko – Quantified Medicine for chronic health management. OpenBCI - Open Source Biosensing Tools (EEG, EMG, EKG, and more) THE SOLUTION. MEND: Pilot Study Reverses Cognitive Impairment of Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and approximately 200,000 are under the age of 65, meaning they have what is called early or young onset Alzheimer’s.
Despite tens of billions of dollars and hundreds of billions of dollars in cost related to the disease, doctors and clinical researchers have essentially been stumped on even determining the cause, much less finding a cure. THE SOLUTION. Global Startup Expo - BRAINCONTROL. BrainControl gives disabled people the ability to control objects with their thoughts. 3.7 million people worldwide suffer from severe communication and mobility disabilities due to ALS, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophies, ischemic or traumatic injury.
Based on a proprietary Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) technology, BrainControl interprets the electric map that corresponds with certain brain activity and allows patients to control a communicator, domotic devices (lights, doors, windows, alarms, temperature, bed position, etc.), and other assistive technologies.BrainControl fills a technological void for patients who are cognitively aware, but completely unable to move or communicate, a state called “locked-in”, and meets many of the unmet needs for patients in less advanced states who are currently using or cannot use eye-tracking systems.The first version of Braincontrol is commercially available, it includes a sentence finder and a yes/no/don’t know selector.
Emiliano Santarnecchi - Innovation Award. Clinical Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis. Expert international workgroups convened by the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging (NIA), an agency of the U.S.
National Institutes of Health (NIH), have jointly issued four new criteria and guidelines to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. These new criteria update, refine and broaden previous widely used guidelines jointly issued by the Alzheimer's Association and the NIH over the past 30 years. Overview By incorporating new scientific insights and technological advances, the new guidelines aim to improve current diagnosis, strengthen autopsy reporting of Alzheimer's brain changes, and establish a research agenda for future progress in earlier detection and even greater diagnostic accuracy. McMRI - Quality for Human Brains - Product. WISE. Stretching innovation. The proprietary Supersonic Cluster Beam Implantation (SCBI) technology consists in embedding metal nanoparticles inside a preformed polymer base in order to form a conductive metal-polymer nanocomposite layer below its surface.
The electrically neutral nanoparticles are produced in the form of a supersonic beam and are shot at a high velocity toward the polymer base. Thanks to their inertia, the nanoparticles are implanted inside the polymer as bullets fired at a soft target, forming a conductive nanocomposite layer. WISE’s SCBI allows to produce electrodes that are strongly attached to the polymer and are stretchable, flexible, biocompatible and allow a very effective stimulation. Furthermore, SCBI allows to embed electronic circuits in foils as thin as a few microns without damaging the foil itself. The SCBI technology has been protected by patents in Europe, USA, Israel, Canada, India, Japan and Korea. Password Challenge. Anche il cervello invecchia. Medscape Log In. A phase-I study of poliovirus-mediated remission of lethal brain cancer shows striking results - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
As highlighted on the CBS News show, “60 Minutes,” a several-year early-stage trial of poliovirus as an immunological stimulant to attack and kill brain cancer cells is yielding astounding results, in a small group of patients with previously-intractable glioblastoma multiforme.
Using standard biotech methods, (very similar to those used in GM technology), the virus was modified so that it was missing certain components of the natural virus, and therefore, cannot cause polio. The study is taking place at Duke University in North Carolina. Noninvasive Ultrasound Technology Could Treat Alzheimer’s Disease : HealthManagement. Researchers at the University of Queensland (Australia) have found that noninvasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat Alzheimer's disease and restore memory.
In a report published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the researchers say the innovative drug-free approach breaks apart the neurotoxic amyloid plaques that result in memory loss and cognitive decline. The new treatment method could revolutionise Alzheimer's treatment by restoring memory, according to Professor Jürgen Götz, director of Queensland Brain Institute's Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research.
"We're extremely excited by this innovation of treating Alzheimer's without using drug therapeutics. " The ultrasound waves oscillate tremendously quickly, activating microglial cells that digest and remove the amyloid plaques that destroy brain synapses, Professor Götz explains. Alzheimer's disease affects more than two-thirds of dementia patients, and about a quarter of a million Australians. C-Lab Engineers Developing Wearable Health Sensor for Stroke Detection – Samsung Electronics Official Blog: Samsung Tomorrow. Brain Attention Training, Divided Attention Exercise - Posit Science. BrainSCANr. BrainSCANr. Has the brain-zap backlash begun? - health - 28 November 2014.
Stimulating the brain with electricity improves working memory, mental maths, focused attention, creativity and could help treat depression.
You can even buy DIY kits online. Blood protein rejuvenates brain and muscle in old mice - health - 04 May 2014. A protein in blood can repair age-related damage in the brains and muscles of old mice, returning them to a more youthful state.
Last year, the protein, called growth differentiation factor 11 (GDF11), was found to have a restorative effect on mouse hearts. If it does a similar job in humans, it could have huge potential for treating a wide-range of age-related diseases, say the researchers behind the latest work. The idea that an infusion of young blood could regenerate ageing bodies was explored several years ago when the circulatory systems of old mice were physically connected to those of young animals, as if they were conjoined twins.
This rejuvenated the stem cells in the bone marrow of the older mice that replenish their blood, and led to a wave of studies comparing the blood of old and young mice to try and identify the youth-giving substance. Revitalised organs The latest results include two studies from Amy Wagers's lab at Harvard University. Next stop humans? Promoted Stories. Medscape Log In. Medscape Log In. 2014. Radiology: Alzheimer Disease in a Mouse Model: MR Imaging–guided Focused Ultrasound Targeted to the Hippocampus Opens the Blood-Brain Barrier and Improves Pathologic Abnormalities and Behavior. Fighting the Rising Tide of Dementia : HealthManagement. Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease – What’s The Link?
Diabetes mellitus is an emerging global epidemic that affects millions of people worldwide.
This systemic disease affects the blood sugar level causing far-reaching consequences for the human body. Diabetes affects the blood vessels and nerves of the body and causes long-term complications. During the early stages of disease, the damage caused by the high blood sugar level is not very obvious but after several years of poorly controlled diabetes, every organ of the body starts to show the signs and symptoms of disease-related deterioration.
Diabetes can lead to dementia Most of the complications of diabetes are well-known. Studies have shown that people with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing vascular dementia. Total recall: The science behind it. Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store?
Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified a molecule that puts a brake on brain processing and when removed, brain function and memory recall is improved. Published in the latest issue of Cell Reports, the study has implications for neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases, such as autism spectral disorders and Alzheimer's disease.
New Alzheimer's-related memory disorder identified. A multi-institutional study has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer's disease called primary age-related tauopathy (PART). Patients with PART develop cognitive impairment that can be indistinguishable from Alzheimer's disease, but they lack amyloid plaques. Awareness of this neurological disease will help doctors diagnose and develop more effective treatments for patients with different types of memory impairment. The study, co-led by Peter T. Quantified Mind. Calling all mind hackers! If you could measure how your mental performance varies day-to-day and year-to-year, what would you do? Try to make yourself smarter? Vincent Foundation. Teamwork to get best results Our multidisciplinary team then discusses the patient’s history, and the latest relevant scientific research.
After multiple rounds of feedback from all team members and collaboration with the patient's physicians, the team develops a treatment plan that is specifically tailored to the needs of the patient. Case study and treatment plan The team’s main ‘product’ is a comprehensive case study report, which includes a proposed treatment plan. The treatment plan indicates expected benefits of the treatment, and possible side effects or risks. Password Challenge. This Israeli Computer 'Game' Can Teach Your Brain to Stay Happy. Israeli psychologists have developed a computer program that reduces over-thinking and stress and prompts a person to stay happy. Experts believe that people tend to rely on their emotions so much that they ultimately become victims of depression. Brainsway. Conformational targeting of intracellular Aβ oligomers demonstrates their pathological oligomerization inside the endoplasmic reticulum : Nature Communications.
The anti-AβO scFvA13 expressed as an intrabody in mammalian cells This study is based on scFvA13, a recombinant antibody fragment generated by a direct intracellular selection of functional intrabodies in yeast cells against the in vivo misfolded antigen Aβ13. The scFvA13 selectively recognizes conformational Aβ epitopes, as attested by the preferential binding in vitro to synthetic oligomeric assemblies, such as the amyloid-derived diffusible ligands (ADDLs17), but not to the monomeric or fibrillar states13. Furthermore, the oligomeric-specific scFvA13-purified protein was characterized for its neutralizing properties against synthetic ADDLs13 or against endogenous Aβ species18 as well as for the recognition of pathological AβO deposits in the brain of a mouse model of familial AD (fAD)19 and of other neurodegeneration models20.
(a) Conformation sensitivity and sequence specificity of anti-AβOs scFvA13. Full size image (98 KB) Measuring Aβ and AβOs biochemical patterns in 7PA2 cells. The Effects of Diabetes on the Brain. An intriguing association: Gestational infection and cerebral palsy in offspring. CEREBROSPINAL FLUID STASIS. This article appears courtesy of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine © 2009 James M. MapViewer. Smartphone Brain Scanner [Mobile Informatics Lab] Study shows sleep enhances removal of potentially toxic brain debris. A new study published in Science shows evidence that, in mice, substances like amyloid-beta — known to be increased in Alzheimer’s disease — and others, are removed from the cerebrospinal fluid bathing the brain at an accelerated rate during sleep. Scientists have long speculated that one of the functions of sleep is to restore and repair the brain. The current study, by a group of researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, provides direct experimental evidence that the mouse brain cleans itself during sleep, by expanding channels between neurons (brain cells) that allow an influx of cerebrospinal fluid.
Sugar and Sweat: The Challenge for Adults (Not Kids) Il braccio robotico mosso dal pensiero. Un trapianto di cellule del naso fa camminare un cane paralizzato. La tecnologia nemica del sonno. Per dormire bene, è necessario staccare la spina. Un consiglio da prendere alla lettera, stando ai risultati di una ricerca realizzata all' Hospital for Sick Children di Toronto e pubblicata sulla rivista Canadian Medical Association Journal. Per cadere serenamente tra le braccia di Morfeo, infatti, niente televisione, né computer, cellulari e altri dispositivi elettronici che rischiano di compromettere il riposo notturno. ARBs May Curb Amyloid Deposition in the Brain. Il cioccolato crea dipendenza come la droga. L'insonnia porta all'Alzheimer? Ketogenic diet. VOL-2-6-REV2-DE LA MONTE.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Scott Brady, George Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, Donald Price. R. Your Brain on Diabetes. Diabetes drug makes brain cells grow. Diabetes drug may someday repair Alzheimer's damage. Come funzionano gli antidolorifici? [video virali] Parkinson, come diagnosticarlo dalla voce. Il gene che protegge dall'Alzheimer.