amyloid plaque

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Synonyms for amyloid plaque

a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)

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Relative amounts of "good" and "bad" cholesterol in the blood influence the build-up of harmful protein deposits in the brain called beta amyloid plaques, a study found.
The increased production of beta amyloid which may form amyloid plaques is a main characteristic of AD.
Amyvid works by binding to amyloid plaques, one of the necessary
Scientists have linked poor sleep with a build up of amyloid plaques - sticky clumps of protein that build up in the brain which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
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The next step is to test curcumin on human amyloid plaque formation using newer brain scans and there are plans for that.
In addition, Exebryl-1(R) also contributes to a reduction and clearance of beta-amyloid protein deposits already existing in the brain as shown by a significant and marked reduction in brain amyloid plaques in older Alzheimer's transgenic animals.
He said amyloid plaque was common in all Alzheimer's sufferers.
In a one-year preclinical study in transgenic Alzheimer's models, EVP-0962 reduced AB1-42 peptide levels, decreased amyloid plaque build up, reversed behavioral deficits and reduced brain inflammation associated with Alzheimer's disease.
31 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that high levels of "good" cholesterol and low levels of "bad" cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
On January 20th, an advisory committee of the FDA voted to conditionally recommend approval of Eli Lilly's PET imaging agent Amyvid for detecting beta amyloid plaque deposits that could be precursors to Alzheimer's disease.
Based on evidence that hypertension was associated with Alzheimer's disease, Rodrigue suspected that the double-whammy of hypertension and presence of the APOE-e4 gene might lead to particularly high levels of amyloid plaque in healthy adults.
It is theorized that decreasing the total amount of amyloid plaque and
This tracer is the most advanced compound of its type in development for imaging amyloid plaque in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease.
para]]First-ever human clinical studies designed to assess the effects of selective p38 alpha kinase inhibition on brain amyloid plaque load and inflammation in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) due to AD or mild AD[[/para]]