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Turmeric-Based Drug Effective on Alzheimer Flies, Linköping University Study


2/15/2012 7:20:35 AM

Curcumin, a substance extracted from turmeric, prolongs life and enhances activity of fruit flies with a nervous disorder similar to Alzheimers, according to new research. The study conducted at Linköping University, indicates that it is the initial stages of fibril formation and fragments of the amyloid fibrils that are most toxic to neurons.

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