Milkshake energy-drug boosts brain power

Drinking a milkshake-style medicine at breakfast seems to feed brain cells starved from Alzheimer’s damage, researchers reported Monday. It’s one of four promising experimental drugs poised for large-scale testing against the brain-destroying disease.

The milkshake drug, called Ketasyn, is a dramatically different way to approach dementia. It hinges on recent research suggesting diabetic-like changes in brain cells’ ability to use sugar for energy play a role in at least some forms of Alzheimer’s.

Special fatty acids in Ketasyn offer an alternate food source to rev up those hungry neurons, say researchers.

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/06/17/health/17_38_306_14_07.txt

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One Response to “Milkshake energy-drug boosts brain power”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    So will this stuff work with non-alzheimers people too, to expand their brain power?

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