Study finds nasal spray effective treatment for Alzheimer’s and memory loss

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Nasal spray could improve memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease.

A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that an insulin nasal spray can improve cognitive function in those with Alzheimer’s disease and normal age-related memory problems. The study involved 60 adults who had normal age-related memory problems or mild to moderate Alzheimer’s (Claxton et al., 2015).

 

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Nasal Spray May Help Boost Social Skills In Autistic Patients

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A natural hormone boosts social skills for autistic patients

A nasal spray containing the hormone linked to bonding helps people with autism become more sociable and trusting, scientists have found.   Participants in a study, who inhaled the spray containing oxytocin, were able to interact more easily with others.

 

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Nasal Spray Developed That Improves Memory

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Good news for procrastinating students: a nasal spray developed by a team of German scientists promises to give late night cram sessions a major boost, if a good night’s sleep follows.

Good news for procrastinating students: a nasal spray developed by a team of German scientists promises to give late night cram sessions a major boost, if a good night’s sleep follows. In a research report featured as the cover story of the October 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal, these scientists show that a molecule from the body’s immune system (interleukin-6) when administered through the nose helps the brain retain emotional and procedural memories during REM sleep.

 

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