Latest thoughts on Alzheimer’s disease….

Is there an infectious component?  Can one get the disease from infected surgical instruments?http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34184470 Theory of an over-reactive immune system as a cause for dementia.http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-05-rethink-dementia.html Yoga and meditation can help mild cognitive impairment.http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310148.php Implanted device containing cells genetically engineered to produce antibodies that recognize and target amyloid-β in Alzheimer’s disease showing…

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The antimicrobial ingredient triclosan spurs growth of breast cancer cells in lab

Hye-Rim Lee, Kyung-A Hwang, Ki-Hoan Nam, Hyoung-Chin Kim, Kyung-Chul Choi. Progression of Breast Cancer Cells Was Enhanced by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Triclosan and Octylphenol, via an Estrogen Receptor-Dependent Signaling Pathway in Cellular and Mouse Xenograft Models. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 2014; 140408123000001 DOI: 10.1021/tx5000156

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