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Artificial butter flavoring ingredient linked to key Alzheimer’s disease process

Michael Bernstein EurekAlert.org A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, candy, baked goods, pet foods … Continue reading

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Researchers gain better understanding of mechanism behind tau spreading in the brain

Mount Sinai Press Office EurekAlert And the progression of Alzheimer’s disease Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have gained insight into the mechanism by which a pathological brain protein called tau contributes to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) … Continue reading

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SFU researchers test sugary solution to Alzheimer’s

Carol Thorbes (SFUPAMR) EurekAlert Slowing or preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal brain condition expected to hit one in 85 people globally by 2050, may be as simple as ensuring a brain protein’s sugar levels are maintained. That’s … Continue reading

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