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Israel found a remedy for Alzheimer's

14 April 2016, 10:00

Alzheimer's disease - an incurable disease to date, which develops in the elderly, and experts from different countries try to find a drug that would help to cope with the severe symptoms of the disease, but to no avail.

And recently, Israeli scientists said that the means developed by them can eliminate the symptoms of Alzheimer's.

Now the drug is under development and experiments with rodents have shown that tool effectively enough - after treatment, the mice improved cognitive ability. Before you conduct experiments with laboratory animals, the scientists tested the drug on neuronal cultures planted - in the course of experiments, even a small amount of the drug prevents the destruction of nerve cells that have been subjected to destructive changes (oxidation of beta-amyloid plaques). In the course of neurons, scientists covered with different concentrations of the substance, and it always helps cells survive.

The scientific team believes the results are quite impressive, and develop the means can become the basis for developing a truly effective drug of this incurable disease to date, from which hundreds of thousands of people are suffering worldwide.

According to the researchers, a cure for Alzheimer's is a kind of molecule that can perform a variety of therapeutic applications. According to scientists, to develop an effective treatment for Alzheimer's necessary to study the formation of beta-amyloid plaques and understand how to oppose it. Today, the study of beta-amyloid plaques are engaged in various research groups, but it seems that to achieve truly effective results were scientists from the University of Bar-Ilan University (Israel). The molecule created by researchers breaks accumulation of beta-amyloid in violation of the transmission of nerve signals, while a molecule contributes to the activation of specific proteins that protect the cells from other negative impacts associated with the development of Alzheimer's.

It is worth mentioning that 99% of studies on the development of a cure for Alzheimer's, are unsuccessful, clinical trials eventually confirm the ineffectiveness of drugs. Today, Alzheimer's disease is considered incurable, and its development is characterized by irreversible processes. The peculiarity of the disease lies in the fact that the human brain gradually begin to die off cells that are responsible for memory, in addition, violated the nervous system.

Means Israeli experts is currently in the development stage, scientists still have a lot of work to confirm the efficacy and safety for humans. At this stage it is impossible to say with certainty, will be whether the new facility effective on 100%, but the findings are very encouraging and there is every chance that it will soon Alzheimer's disease will no longer sound like a death sentence for a man and his family, and the drug appears that if not completely cured of the disease, or at least help to block severe symptoms and return to normal human life.

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