Category: Organ Transplantation

  • Could inhaling menthol help improve memory in Alzheimer’s disease?

    Could inhaling menthol help improve memory in Alzheimer’s disease?

    According to a recent study in mouse models, published in Frontiers in Immunology, repetitive brief exposure to methanol can impact the immune system and prevent the cognitive decline that occurs among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that when mice smelled this substance, the level of interleukin-1-beta decreased. This protein is associated with the inflammatory response.…

  • Beyond amyloid and tau: New targets in developing dementia treatments

    Beyond amyloid and tau: New targets in developing dementia treatments

    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although its exact cause is unknown, for many years scientists have believed that a protein called beta-amyloid was responsible. Recently, this amyloid hypothesis has been questioned, and there has been a huge upsurge in dementia research. Here, we round up the latest findings, look at possible…