Nitric Oxide Flips a Switch in Alzheimer’s Disease

Nitric Oxide Flips a Switch in Alzheimer’s Disease
Nitric OxideResearchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are looking to flip the molecular switch for inflammatory diseases such as Alzheimer's to the "off" position. Masao Kaneki, MD, PhD, in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine at MGH, discovered that nitric oxide acts on the protein SIRT1, leading to inflammation and cell death in multiple cellular and animal models. "Since different pathological mechanisms have been identified for diseases like type 2 diabet
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  1. Paul says:

    Can someone put this in layman’s language? Does this mean the supplements like “Super Beets” that produce lots of Nitric Oxide would be BAD if you already have dementia?

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