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2011-08-25 12:04:53

Scientists at Yale University have developed the first practical method to create a compound called huperzine A in the lab. The compound, which occurs naturally in a species of moss found in China, is an enzyme inhibitor that has been used to treat Alzheimer's disease in China since the late 1990s and is sold in the U.S. as a dietary supplement to help maintain memory. Scientists believe it could also potentially combat the effects of chemical warfare agents. Until now, researchers have...

2008-12-03 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the diagnosis and drug treatment of Alzheimer's disease in China is extremely low and will remain low through 2012, particularly in rural regions. Although rural cases of Alzheimer's disease will account for approximately 70 percent of the prevalent Alzheimer's disease population in China in 2012, less than 10...

2008-09-15 09:00:58

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p092000/The-World-Alzheimers-Disease-Market-(Incidence-Treatments-Key-Companies-Pipeline-and-Trends).html Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia, constituting 60% to 70% of all cases, and the risk with the disease doubles every 5 years after age 65. Incidence of the disease is increasing, and the resulting...

2008-09-11 12:00:43

Xel Pharmaceuticals has completed the development of its once-a-week Huperzine A transdermal patch for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The prototype transdermal patch can deliver 400800mcg of Huperzine A per day for up to seven days. Huperzine A is said to be a naturally occurring alkaloid found from the club moss Huperzia serrata that has been used for decades in China as a prescription medication for the treatment of dementia. It is a potent, highly selective and reversible...

2008-09-10 12:00:52

Xel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the completion of the development of its once-a-week Huperzine A transdermal patch for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The prototype transdermal patch can deliver 400-800 mcg of Huperzine A per day for up to seven days. Huperzine A is a naturally occurring alkaloid found from the club moss Huperzia serrata that has been used for decades in China as a prescription medication for the treatment of dementia. Huperzine A is a potent, highly...

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2008-05-08 15:05:00

Nutritious, plant-based foods greatly increase strength and vitality in the human body. Most know that. Today, researchers are rediscovering a long-held truth: foods also generate a profound effect in the human brain. You think what you eat. They're one of the mysteries of life-those tiny flashes of light deep in the recesses of our brains. Soft sparks ignite whenever we remember; whenever we plan, rejoice, or sorrow. Every moment of awareness takes place because of...


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