NEWS MEDICAL The waste-disposal system in a cell can spread harmful protein aggregates between neurons in the brain in Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at Linköping University, Sweden. 2 weeks
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New mechanism by which Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The waste-disposal system in a cell can spread harmful protein aggregates between neurons in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The spread can be reduced in experiments... 2 weeks
More evidence for controversial theory that herpesviruses play role in Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY In a large-scale analysis, researchers use data from three different brain banks to suggest that human herpesviruses are more abundant in the brains of... 3 days
Herpes may play role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s
NEWS MEDICAL Herpes virus present within the body long after the overt infection may play a role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease say researchers. The study titled, “Multiscale Analysis of Independent Alzheimer’s Cohorts... 3 days
New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
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Could Herpes Viruses Play a Role in Alzheimer's? New Study Backs Theory
LIVE SCIENCE Alzheimer's brains had up to twice as much of two common strains of herpes viruses than non-Alzheimer's brains. 3 days
The Chinese import ban and its impact on global plastic waste trade
Science Magazine The rapid growth of the use and disposal of plastic materials has proved to be a challenge for solid waste management systems with impacts... 4 days
What are the signs of early-onset Alzheimer's?
MNT Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that begins before the age of 65. Recognizing the initial symptoms can help a person seek treatment earlier and slow the progression of the disease. In... 1 day
Medical News Today: What are the signs of early-onset Alzheimer's?
MNT Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that begins before the age of 65. Recognizing the initial symptoms can help a person seek treatment earlier and slow... 1 day
Scientists Find High Levels of Two Herpesvirus Strains in Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients
SCI-NEWS.COM Herpesviruses 6A and 7 (HHV-6A and HHV-7) —... 3 days
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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease
NPR Two herpes viruses that cause skin rashes in toddlers may accelerate Alzheimer's disease when they infect brain cells. The finding suggests antiviral drugs might help protect the brain. 3 days
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Brain metals that may drive disease progression revealed
SCIENCE DAILY Alzheimer's disease could be better treated, thanks to a breakthrough discovery of the properties of the metals in the brain involved in the progression of the neurodegenerative condition. 3 days
Breakthrough discovery reveals brain metals that may drive progression of Alzheimer’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease could be better treated, thanks to a breakthrough discovery of the properties of the metals in the brain involved in the progression... 3 days
Rewiring plant defense genes to reduce crop waste
SCIENCE DAILY Plants could be genetically rewired to better resist disease, helping safeguard crop yields worldwide according to new research. Defensive feedback control system developed enables plants to strengthen their defenses to withstand attack... 4 days
Researchers report unusually high levels of herpesvirus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Two strains of human herpesvirus-;human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7) -;are found in the brains... 3 days
Study shows how amyloid aggregates alter brain cells in Alzheimer’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has revealed the mechanism through which amyloid peptide aggregates alter brain cells to cause the harmful effects seen in Alzheimer’s disease. 2 weeks
Rewiring plant defence genes to reduce crop waste
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Simple sugar delays neurodegeneration caused by enzyme deficiency
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Often overlooked glial cell is key to learning and memory
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Scientists discover new gene expression mechanism with possible role in human disease
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Study shows plastic waste can be converted into energy and fuels
PHYS.ORG Plastic waste is flooding our landfills and leaking into the oceans, with potentially disastrous effects. In fact, the World Economic Forum predicts that if current production... 2 weeks
Realization of high-performance magnetic sensors due to magnetic vortex structures
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Medical News Today: Brain's 'support cells' play active role in memory and learning
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SpaceX Proposing Expansion of Florida Launch Processing Facilities
SPACE.COM SpaceX plans to significantly expand its footprint at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, a sign that its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets will play a key role for the company for years... 2 weeks
Microglia play protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study
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