Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Technology and Science News › [GM]Cancer drug reverses Alzheimer's in mice
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[GM]Cancer drug reverses Alzheimer's in mice - Page 2

post #11 of 23
Now if we could only get an Alzheimer's drug that reverses cancer in humans...

But seriously, too often clinical studies in mice and other models are trumpeted as breakthroughs when they turn out, in the fullness of time, to be small advances in the war on various diseases. Go science thumb.gif
post #12 of 23
Cancer is never going to go away. Especially since we got all this lovely radiation flying around for all of ours wireless devices. But of course to test that out would be a female dog.

But this is something to look forward too at least!
 
Problem Solver
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel Core i5 3570k 4.5ghz 1.200v - 0.000 offset  Gigabyte z77X-UP4 TH Beta Bios F11C with lastes... Sapphire 7950 3GB GSkill 2x8gb 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 T2 @ 10-13-13-... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB SSD SATA 3.0 M4-CT128M4SSD1 Corsair H80 v2i AIO liquid cooling Windows 10 Professional x64 47 inch Samsung LCD HD TV 
PowerAudio
Corsair 850w modular stock 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2Q Q6600 GO @ 3.2ghz 1.28 Gigabyte P35 DS3-L Pencil modded Nvidia 9800 GT 512mb 2x1gb Gskill 1066 5-5-5-15 & 2x1gb Gskill Pi 80... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1 128GB SSD - OS Drive Samsung HD103UJ & SJ 1 Terabyte HDD LG 22x DVD burner Arctic Freezer Pro 2  
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64 HannsG 27.5" Widescreen Red thingy 750w Single rail old raidmax from 1st build beat to death 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Problem Solver
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel Core i5 3570k 4.5ghz 1.200v - 0.000 offset  Gigabyte z77X-UP4 TH Beta Bios F11C with lastes... Sapphire 7950 3GB GSkill 2x8gb 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 T2 @ 10-13-13-... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB SSD SATA 3.0 M4-CT128M4SSD1 Corsair H80 v2i AIO liquid cooling Windows 10 Professional x64 47 inch Samsung LCD HD TV 
PowerAudio
Corsair 850w modular stock 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2Q Q6600 GO @ 3.2ghz 1.28 Gigabyte P35 DS3-L Pencil modded Nvidia 9800 GT 512mb 2x1gb Gskill 1066 5-5-5-15 & 2x1gb Gskill Pi 80... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1 128GB SSD - OS Drive Samsung HD103UJ & SJ 1 Terabyte HDD LG 22x DVD burner Arctic Freezer Pro 2  
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64 HannsG 27.5" Widescreen Red thingy 750w Single rail old raidmax from 1st build beat to death 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCScrub View Post

That's funny, i was just researching a similar cancer drug that was also tested on mice for Alzheimer effects just the other day! If i could only remember the name....

http://badum-tish.com/

tongue.gif
post #14 of 23
planet of apes next
Outland Gamer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k stock asrock z77 extreme 3 Soon Ripjaw 8gb (4x4GB) 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4TB HDD + 1.5TB HDD Win X Sceptre 39" X409BV-FHD HDTV CX600M 
Case
Cooler Master Glite 
  hide details  
Reply
Outland Gamer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k stock asrock z77 extreme 3 Soon Ripjaw 8gb (4x4GB) 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4TB HDD + 1.5TB HDD Win X Sceptre 39" X409BV-FHD HDTV CX600M 
Case
Cooler Master Glite 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 23
rise of the planet of the apes!
post #16 of 23
It's too bad, we've cured so many things in mice (they have the best medical coverage in the word, at the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands), but so often those cures don't translate well over to humans. frown.gif
Dynamix
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-860 Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P Radeon 7970 Corsair Domintor Twins + Other = 16 Gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Black, 500gb OCZ Solid 3 Sony Optiarc Corsair H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung P2570HD + Other Logitech G110 Corsair 750W HX 
CaseMouse
Antec p183 Logitech MX Revolution 
  hide details  
Reply
Dynamix
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-860 Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P Radeon 7970 Corsair Domintor Twins + Other = 16 Gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Black, 500gb OCZ Solid 3 Sony Optiarc Corsair H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung P2570HD + Other Logitech G110 Corsair 750W HX 
CaseMouse
Antec p183 Logitech MX Revolution 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 23
From what I have read and as much as I have been able to learn, IMHO the lack of cures in mice translating to humans has largely been due to methodology.

For a long time in biological research, I think there was a search for an be-all cure. There has been a shift in about the last 7-10 years, that has moved research to a more 'understand the interactions' approach. I believe this approach is poised to give us a much better ratio of successful translations of research from animal species to humans.

Research on mechanisms that are fundamental to all common biological lifeforms is the way to go.

Take this research for example, as long as the amyloid beta plaque is formed in a similar manner on similar locations, this discovery should at least point researchers in a better direction.

@Homeles

I understand you're pain about your grandmother. My great-grandfather didn't have Alzheimer's, but he did suffer from a series of small strokes that left him month-by-month with less of him left. It was terrible to see him like that.
DarkForce: Red
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3770k O.C. 4.7Ghz w/ Cooler Master Hyper 21... Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 980Ti ACX 2.0+ SLI 4x4 GB Samsung DDR3 @ 10-10-10-24 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB  1TB Black Caviar x2 in Raid0 LITE-ON 24xDVD±RW Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Overlord Tempest X270OC - Glossy @96hz x2 Logitech K120 Corsair HX Series 1000w Antec DF-85 
Mouse
Microsoft 2-button Laser 
  hide details  
Reply
DarkForce: Red
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3770k O.C. 4.7Ghz w/ Cooler Master Hyper 21... Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 980Ti ACX 2.0+ SLI 4x4 GB Samsung DDR3 @ 10-10-10-24 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB  1TB Black Caviar x2 in Raid0 LITE-ON 24xDVD±RW Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Overlord Tempest X270OC - Glossy @96hz x2 Logitech K120 Corsair HX Series 1000w Antec DF-85 
Mouse
Microsoft 2-button Laser 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by xdanisx View Post

Planet of the Apes?

Rise of planet of the mice....oh wai....
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 @ stock will update when I get home EVGA GTX 470 @ stock 4GB G-Skill DDR3 
OSKeyboardMouse
Windows 7 Saitek Eclipse (Blue) Roccat Kone (now broken) 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 @ stock will update when I get home EVGA GTX 470 @ stock 4GB G-Skill DDR3 
OSKeyboardMouse
Windows 7 Saitek Eclipse (Blue) Roccat Kone (now broken) 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by terraprime View Post

Cancer is never going to go away. Especially since we got all this lovely radiation flying around for all of ours wireless devices. But of course to test that out would be a female dog.
But this is something to look forward too at least!


Radio waves from electronics are no where near as dangerous as irradiated food.

AMD Build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 1700 ASRock AB350M Pro4 Sapphire Radeon NITRO Rx 480 8GB 2x8GB DDR4 - Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB @ 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 960 M.2 Wraith Spire Windows 10 x64 Pro LG 27U68 - 27in - 4K -IPS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry MX Red w/ White LEDs Corsair HX1050W Gold Corsair 88R mATX Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
RatPadz XL 
  hide details  
Reply
AMD Build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 1700 ASRock AB350M Pro4 Sapphire Radeon NITRO Rx 480 8GB 2x8GB DDR4 - Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB @ 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 960 M.2 Wraith Spire Windows 10 x64 Pro LG 27U68 - 27in - 4K -IPS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry MX Red w/ White LEDs Corsair HX1050W Gold Corsair 88R mATX Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
RatPadz XL 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Homeles View Post

Sad that this won't be around soon enough to save my grandmother. That's if it even does end up being a cure.

Such a terrible disease. It pretty much destroyed my opinion of my grandmother. I'm not sure whether to believe that she was telling lies or her screwed up brain was feeding her false memories.

I know how you feel man; my grandmother has dementia and Alzheimer's. I just know that she is still there...she just has a issue that is restricting her of being who she is.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Technology and Science News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Technology and Science News › [GM]Cancer drug reverses Alzheimer's in mice