Green Tea Extract and Exercise Hinder Progress of Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice

Comprehensive study of EGCG, a compound found in green tea, could lead to treatments of Alzheimer’s in humans

May 6, 2015 - According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may affect as many as 5.5 million Americans. Scientists currently are seeking treatments and therapies found in common foods that will help stave off the disease or prevent it completely. Now, University of Missouri researchers have determined that a compound found in green tea, and voluntary exercise, slows the progression of the disease in mice and may reverse its effects. Further study of the commonly found extract could lead to advancements in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease in humans. More...

May 6, 2015

IOS Press launches new journal platform: IOS Press Content Library

April 23, 2015 - IOS Press is pleased to announce the launch of its new journal content platform: the IOS Press Content Library. More...

April 23, 2015

Pre-announcement: IOS Press moving to new journal platform

April 17, 2015 - On April 23, 2015 we are moving to the IOS Press Content Library platform — from a website hosted by Metapress to this new site hosted by Semantico. Read the details here. More...

April 17, 2015

Waterford researchers find link between Alzheimer’s disease and impaired vision arising from nutrient deficiency

April 14, 2015 - A team from the Vision Research Centre at Waterford Institute of Technology has discovered that patients with Alzheimer’s disease have significantly worse vision than others in their age group and are more likely to be seriously deficient in carotenoids, key nutrients in the eye. More...

April 14, 2015