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Living with Dementia

Insulin Like Growth Factor 1

Alzheimer’s disease in men linked to low levels of hormone, IGF-1

Low serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) are associated with Alzheimer’s Disease in men, but not women, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 are involved in longevity and could be… Alzheimer’s disease in men linked to low levels of hormone, IGF-1   

What is dementia?

agnosia3 - sleep-disordered breathing1 - video game1 - amyloid beta Αβ plaques1 - memory impairments1 - risk of parkinson's1 - healthy weight1 - degeneration theory1 - loss of judgement1 - hyperlipidemia1 - dementia-related diseases1 - mid-life stress1 - alzheimer treatment1 - amyloid β1 - vascular damage1 - permanent brain damage1 - huntington’s disease2 - hypertensive1 - learning1 - quality standards subcommittee1 - peripheral arterial disease1 - protease enzyme1 - amyloid beta 421 - cognitive testing2 - delirious episode1 - early signs of dementia1 - alzheimer's symptoms2 - neurodegenerative movement disorder1 - amyloid protein1 - magnetic resonance spectroscopy1 -