This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "urine"
Influence of acupuncture on isoprostane in patients with Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: To explore the clinical therapeutic effect of acupuncture on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and its mechanism.; Methods: Twenty patients with Alzheimer’s disease were treated by acupuncture with reinforcing kidney and activating blood method for 12 weeks and Baihui (GV 20), Shenshu (BL 23), Xuehai (SP 10) and Geshu (BL 17) were selected. The clinical therapeutic […]
Improved cognitive-cerebral function in older adults with chromium supplementation
Insulin resistance is implicated in the pathophysiological changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and pharmaceutical treatments that overcome insulin resistance improve memory function in subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimer’s disease. Chromium (Cr) supplementation improves glucose disposal in patients with insulin resistance and diabetes. We sought to assess whether supplementation with Cr might […]
Urine neural thread protein measurements in Alzheimer disease
Objectives: Neural thread protein (NTP), a membrane-associated phosphoprotein, was selectively elevated in the urine of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD). To demonstrate the potential utility of urine NTP assays for the diagnosis of AD, we performed this study.; Design: A prospective blinded multicentered study.; Participants: Individuals diagnosed as having probable AD (n = 49), Parkinson’s […]