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I there's an interesting new findings that could have a big impact on treating alzheimer's.
The research set to be published.
In next week's issue of the journal of alzheimer's disease says Mercury.
Is likely to be one of the multiple causes of alzheimer's doctors -- our -- from our medical eighteen is here -- from a great to see you.
And this is an appropriate story for you because pregnant women are always told to avoid eating too much fish because of all the Mercury -- it.
Now they believed that alzheimer's may be linked to the Mercury -- Right the study looked at all the different studies that have come out about Mercury related to that it's any type of disease and one of the most striking things that they found.
Was that it really was the found to sit -- he related a correlated to alzheimer's disease and -- we -- Mercury in so many.
Parts of our environment not just our foods access especially if you live in New York -- Hudson -- But also in the and I had an -- -- dental lab fillings.
As well as a vaccinations.
Even from the air when the coal and went coals -- we get Mercury from that tip.
Well we don't really know is how much is too much for for each of us to be able to metabolize -- are -- different doses that each of us going to -- satellite.
So the study although we're far off from being able to use this information -- being able to treat alzheimer's.
We certainly providing more information as to why.
As to one potential cause for for alzheimer's and Mercury of course once again is being implicated in neurological problem.
Fascinating findings are -- the setting out of Oxford University this shows that playing tetris the video game can somehow help.
Reduce the trauma and flashbacks.
House -- What what they're finding is that your brain is divided into two different ways in which it's.
In which deals with Thomas there's the board of deals -- that he's that type of input -- these sensory and then there's the conceptual.
The sensory inputs -- -- Thomas gets the gets up processor -- brain.
So this study was that people watching trauma so what some people actually experiencing -- going through trauma but what that does -- have been -- tetris.
Which helped them to forget some of the ads that traumatic images that they -- for that they had seen when they were watching that that -- dramatic event.
In addition to that they were having as many flashbacks.
When they play that game that's out more with -- that conceptual site of their brain actually increased the number of flashbacks so that just winds interest change all right.
I'd bet there's a very interesting case out of Seattle three weeks ago doctors in Seattle told this woman that there was nothing more they could do to treat her.
Brain cancer -- a tumor in her brain.
That they -- -- to consulate and then this Wednesday they tried something experimental what is it they injected her brain with embryonic stem cells and what they're hoping is that -- embryonic stem cells but then go to the tumor.
And then that -- -- metabolize.
The chemotherapy agents but essentially it's going to.
Directly supply chemotherapy to the tumor and not to the healthy -- around it.
This is the first time that we've given embryonic stem cells to cancer patients -- that it was spinal cord patients.
And we're finding an excellent results from those patients.
We've seen excellent results -- they've done the same type of study in mice so this is the against the person that we're doing and humans or hoping for a good result.
The problem with doing it at this particular stage of this woman's disease.
Is that if she doesn't have a good outcome from it it's hard to be hard pressed to say oh they go see it doesn't work because it may be that this is -- does have been better to do earlier in the process that the disease still have to wait to see how it works out -- -- -- still buckets -- watching it closely all right well -- American thanks so much.
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