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Reducing diabetics’ risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia

High blood sugar levels in diabetics produce more enzymes called MAPK kinases, leading to early brain cell death. Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have developed a peptide TXM-CB3 that in laboratory tests prevents the MAPK kinases from activating. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-01/thuo-nmp012814.php

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New peptide may cure brain diseases

(Thanks to NoCamels.com) Professor Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University has created a new peptide (short protein) called NAP that latest trials indicate could treat neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS or Parkinson’s. http://nocamels.com/2013/07/new-study-may-may-help-lead-the-way-to-treatment-for-neurodegenerative-diseases/

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Prospective treatment for children with autism

In her lab, Professor Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University (reported here previously) repaired live but damaged brain cells taken from deceased Alzheimer’s patients and an autistic child. It showed that her experimental NAP peptide could be used to treat … Continue reading

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A treatment for inflammatory diseases and more

Israeli scientists have developed half-a-dozen proteins to treat either inflammatory diseases (see here and here) or neuro-degenerative diseases (here and here) But the 5-mer peptide, developed by Professor David Naor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, treats them all. https://www.israel21c.org/one-drug-could-treat-alzheimers-ms-crohns-and-more/

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A molecule to protect the brain

I reported previously (Feb 2014) about Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists’ development of TXM peptides that can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia in diabetics.  Latest HUJ research shows that TXM peptides can also protect the brain after mild … Continue reading

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