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Research defines meaningful activity for people with Alzheimer’s disease

January 8, 2020

Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease prefer taking part in familiar activities that are emotionally meaningful over strictly task-oriented activities,…
Study examines biomarkers, economic factors that may increase risk for cognitive decline

January 8, 2020

An image of your retina may help Iowa State University researchers determine your risk for Alzheimer’s disease even…
Objective Subtle Cognitive Difficulties Predict Amyloid Accumulation and Neurodegeneration

January 6, 2020

Writing in the journal Neurology, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs…
New study identifies the gene, which is probably the key to Alzheimer’s disease

January 5, 2020

The apolipoprotein ꜫ4 gene has been associated with Alzheimer’s disease long time ago. People that carry this APOE…
Alzheimer ‘Tau’ Protein Far Surpasses Amyloid in Predicting Toll on Brain Tissue

January 2, 2020

Brain imaging of pathological tau-protein “tangles” reliably predict the location of future brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s patients a…
New method gives hope in understanding Alzheimer’s disease

December 26, 2019

Scientists are now able to label proteins in the brains of living mice who have a disease similar…
Sysmex Presents Academic Report with a View to Creating a Simple Method of Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease Using Blood

December 26, 2019

Sysmex Corporation and Eisai Co., Ltd. are pursuing a joint project to develop a method of diagnosing Alzheimer’s…
Alzheimer’s study shows promise to protect brain from tau

December 19, 2019

Researchers discover impact of MSUT2 gene and binding protein, offering others a starting point for new therapeutics. In…
Study examines HIV drug’s potential to treat Alzheimer’s

December 16, 2019

A drug used to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS is showing promise as a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s disease,…
Gene network sparks future autism treatment

December 6, 2019

A mutated gene found in people with intellectual disabilities that could be targeted for treatment has been identified…
Scientists Reverse Dementia in Mice with Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

December 5, 2019

Writing in a paper published on Wednesday, 04 December 2019, in the journal Science Translational Medicine, a group…
‘Not all disease is the same’: study highlights protein variability in neurodegenerative diseases

December 4, 2019

A new University of Toronto study sheds light on how protein strains vary in the brains of those…
Team to study whether medical cannabis could treat neurological conditions

December 4, 2019

A new partnership between the University of Alberta and Atlas Biotechnologies will explore the use of medical cannabis…
How a protein in your brain could protect against Alzheimer’s disease

December 4, 2019

New research sets the stage for exploring a potential cause of Alzheimer’s and a different approach to treating…
Neurodegenerative diseases may be caused by molecular transportation failures inside neurons

December 4, 2019

All neurodegenerative diseases have a common thread: the appearance of protein clumps in the brain such as amyloid-beta…
World first as artificial neurons developed to cure chronic diseases

December 3, 2019

Artificial neurons on silicon chips that behave just like the real thing have been invented by scientists –…
Study connects air pollution, memory problems and Alzheimer’s-like brain changes

November 28, 2019

Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines…
Autism-Related Genetic Mutations Occur in Aging Brains of Alzheimer’s Patients

November 27, 2019

Significant overlap found between Alzheimer’s-related mutations and those producing autism and related intellectual disabilities, Tel Aviv University researchers…
Shared Vulnerability: Alzheimer’s disease and delirium

November 25, 2019

Gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease plays indirect role in risk for delirium, study finds. Delirium is the most…
Key Alzheimer’s gene acts differently in non-Europeans

November 13, 2019

Researchers looking to uncover the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease have revealed new insights from old variants. A gene…
Retinal imaging technology for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

November 13, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia in the U.S., with approximately 5.4 million currently affected and…
Weill Neurohub will fuel race to find new treatments for brain disease

November 13, 2019

With a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, UC Berkeley (Berkeley), UC San Francisco (UCSF) and…
Alzheimer’s amyloid build-up affects certain parts of brain cells more than others in mice

November 12, 2019

A protein that is linked with Alzheimer’s Disease has been found to be more likely to affect certain…
‘Basket’ Trials for Dementia Aim to Bring Precision Medicine to Neurogenerative Diseases

November 12, 2019

A new type of clinical trial for dementia that aims to accelerate treatments for neurodegenerative disease by adapting…
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer’s drug produced in yeast

November 12, 2019

Ergothioneine is a natural amino acid with antioxidative properties. It prevents cellular stress, which can lead to brain…
This unique biosensing platform consists of an array of ultrathin graphene layers and gold nanostructures. The platform, combined with high-tech imaging (Raman spectroscopy), detects genetic material (RNA) and characterizes different kinds of stem cells with greater reliability, selectivity and sensitivity than today’s biosensors. Image credit: Letao Yang, KiBum Lee, Jin-Ho Lee and Sy-Tsong (Dean) Chueng
Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

November 12, 2019

A Rutgers-led team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for…
A Game-Changing Test for Prion, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s Diseases is on the Horizon

November 7, 2019

Synthetic molecules made at Berkeley Lab can be used to diagnose numerous devastating illnesses. There are currently no…
Unique case of disease resistance reveals possible Alzheimer’s treatment

November 6, 2019

Defying the odds, an individual at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease remained dementia-free for many years beyond…
Escaping Alzheimer’s

November 5, 2019

There is, in Colombia, a family with a tragic legacy of forgetfulness. “People in this large family get…
Scientists identify critical window for treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

October 30, 2019

Neuroscientists at the University of Southampton have made a significant development in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through…
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