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Boozing may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Boozing may lead to Alzheimer’s: Alcohol stops the brain from clearing away toxic clumps that lead to the memory-robbing disease, reveals study Large quantities of alcohol could make the brain less able to repair itself  Protein clumps could build up more in drinkers’ brains, leading to Alzheimer’s  Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of dementia, which

Enzyme blocker stops growth of deadly brain tumor

Investigators were able to halt the growth of glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, by inhibiting an enzyme called CDK5, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports. The discovery of this enzyme’s regulatory influence on glioblastoma may open the door to a long-awaited improvement upon current therapy options, according to Subhas