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The blood-brain barrier is a defense mechanism in our body to protect our brain.  It works to protect us  from harmful substances, while allowing substances required by the brain such as water and oxygen.  There are a range of potential therapeutics that may aid, for example, central nervous system…

Diabetes Global Outlook Over 450 million people in the world (over 6% of the global population) are affected by type 2 diabetes.  It is the 9th leading cause of mortality (up from the 18th leading cause in 1990 (source).  The long-term individual and societal costs are very high. Global Cognitive I…

Statistically there is one person every 3 seconds, somewhere in the world, that develops dementia. There are currently around 50 million people world-wide which are in various stages of memory impairment and this number is currently expected to double every 20 years. There are, of course, a host of…

Publishing in the aging cell journal, a group of researcher from various institutions in Shanghai recently conducted a study looking at the affects of the Chinese herb Shi Chang Pu (Sweetflag Rhizome, Rhizoma Acori tatarinowii). This particular herb is found in many Chinese herbal formulas are is …

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine have long been used to aid in the treatment of Alzheimer's among other dementia related conditions.  While clinically we see significant benefit, the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood in pure western terms.  To help highlight these changes researche…

Researchers from the department of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the Third Xiangya Hospital in Changsha China recently conducting a study exploring the effects of an herbal extract on alzheimer's disease. The study involved 209 patients with alzheimers disease and was set to explore the eff…

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