Alzheimers
New neurons continue to form in old age, even in people with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
In a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers examining post-mortem brain tissue from people ages 79... more
Project promotes dialogue and participation in Alzheimer's research  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Alzheimer's research affects many people and groups: patients and families, social organizations, professionals from many fields, companies and administrations. more
Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer's disease more accurately than 'gold standard' cognitive tests currently in use, new research suggests. more
Higher education associated with later onset of Alzheimer's-related accelerated cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Exercising the brain by learning and thinking is known to improve cognition. Now a new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is... more
New blood-based biomarker can detect Alzheimer's in its earliest stages  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Alzheimer's disease is the major cause of dementia and so far, no effective treatment can prevent, delay or stop its progression. more
[Editors' Choice] Waving off neurodegeneration  Science Magazine · 3 days
Gamma wave oscillations provide neuroprotection in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. more
Ragweed Compounds May Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of scientists in Korea has identified ragweed compounds that could help neurons survive in the presence of Alzheimer’s disease peptides.... more
Alzheimer's: Brain changes may occur 34 years before symptoms  MNT · 4 days
New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Brain changes may occur 34 years before symptoms  MNT · 4 days
New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms. more
Researchers explore link between aging fat cells and Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Scientists want to know whether our aging fat cells are important to the onset and progression of Alzheimer's. more
Road to cell death mapped in the Alzheimer's brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have identified a new mechanism that accelerates aging in the brain and gives rise to the most devastating biological features of Alzheimer's disease. The findings also unify three long-standing... more
Researchers map molecular structure and dynamics of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
In a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Colorado Denver and Binghamton University are... more
Molecular structure of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have mapped the molecular structure and dynamics of an aggressive protein modification that spurs on Alzheimer's disease. A new study offers greater understanding of the microscopic, toxic protein fragments, called beta... more
Antibiotic treatment alleviates Alzheimer's disease symptoms in male mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have demonstrated that the type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer's disease symptoms in mice. The study shows that, by altering the gut... more
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves working memory, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new research... more
Medical News Today: Novel Alzheimer's drug passes first phase of human testing  MNT · 1 week
A drug that tackles toxic protein buildup in Alzheimer's disease in a novel way has passed phase 1 of clinical trials, which tests safety... more
Ragweed compounds could protect nerve cells from Alzheimer's  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As spring arrives in the northern hemisphere, many people are cursing ragweed, a primary culprit in seasonal allergies. But scientists might have discovered a promising new use for some substances produced by... more
Brain stimulation improves working memory in adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. more
Ragweed compounds could protect nerve cells from Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
As spring arrives in the northern hemisphere, many people are cursing ragweed, a primary culprit in seasonal allergies. But scientists might have discovered a promising new use for some substances produced by... more
Researchers block protein that plays a key role in Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In recent years, it has become increasingly clear to researchers that the protein galectin-3 is involved in inflammatory diseases in the brain. A study now shows... more
Machine learning tool immensely scales up Alzheimer's research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at UC Davis and UC San Francisco have found a way to teach a computer to precisely detect one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in human brain tissue, delivering a... more
Artificial intelligence tool vastly scales up Alzheimer's research  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found a way to teach a computer to precisely detect one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in human brain tissue, delivering a proof of concept for a machine-learning approach... more
Brain changes related to Alzheimer’s occur years before the onset of clinical symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a records review of 290 people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, scientists at Johns Hopkins say they have identified an average... more
Brain changes linked with Alzheimer's years before symptoms appear  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a records review of 290 people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, scientists say they have identified an average level of biological and anatomical brain changes linked to Alzheimer's disease... more
Alzheimer's therapy passes another important test  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The Alzheimer drug candidate PRI-002 has successfully completed Phase I of clinical research involving healthy volunteers. When administered daily over a period of four weeks, the active substance proved to be safe for use in humans.... more
Study: Parkinson’s Disease More Prevalent in Patients with Appendectomies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An appendectomy increases the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease,... more
Light therapy may dramatically reduce neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at MIT have found that light therapy can enhance synaptic function and protect against cell death in Alzheimer’s disease. more
Could sleep molecules lead to a blood test for Alzheimer's disease?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study has found that a particular class of molecules may help with diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease. more
Intelligence can link to health and aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For over 100 years, scientists have sought to understand what links a person's general intelligence, health and aging. In a new study, a scientist suggests a model where mitochondria, or small energy producing parts... more
[Editors' Choice] GALvanizing Alzheimers disease therapy to combat the inflamed brain  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Galectin-3 is elevated in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and its deletion reduces neuroinflammation and β-amyloid burden in a mouse model of AD. more
Fatty molecules which induce sleep may help with diagnosing Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study published today in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, has found that a particular class of molecules may help with... more
Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain  MNT · 3 weeks
A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain  MNT · 3 weeks
A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. more
Why visual stimulation may work against Alzheimer’s  MIT · 3 weeks
New findings help explain the surprising discovery that exposure to flickering light reduces amyloid plaques in mice. more
New molecule maps cerebrovascular system  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A peptide is capable of binding to the blood-brain barrier that protects the central nervous system and could help create novel imaging tests to diagnose Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. more
Medical News Today: Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?  MNT · 3 weeks
According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying... more
Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?  MNT · 3 weeks
According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk... more
After A Big Failure, Scientists And Patients Hunt For A New Type Of Alzheimer's Drug  NPR · 3 weeks
Now that so many experimental drugs targeting amyloid-beta have bombed, scientists are looking for different approaches for treating... more
New two-tier method can enable early-stage detection of Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain. more
Early-stage detection of Alzheimer's in the blood  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain. At this point, therapy seems no longer possible. However, the... more
Alzheimer's disease may be caused by infectious proteins called prions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists have used advanced laboratory assays to show that high levels of prions are implicated in early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. more
Alzheimer's disease is a 'double-prion disorder'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Two proteins central to the pathology of Alzheimer's disease act as prions -- misshapen proteins that spread through tissue like an infection by forcing normal proteins to adopt the same misfolded shape -- according to new... more
Restoring brain function in mice with symptoms of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A study in mice shows that selectively removing cells that are no longer dividing from the brains of mice with a form of Alzheimer's disease can reduce brain... more
A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer's affects the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes altered in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to identify the distinctive cellular pathways affected in neurons... more
[Editors' Choice] Neurogenesis takes a hit in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
New neurons are born in healthy humans throughout aging but decline in Alzheimer's disease, linking a loss of neurogenesis with disease progression. more
New type of dementia is '100 times more common' than ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Physicians have defined a new form of dementia that may be more common than Alzheimer’s disease. The condition, named LATE, affects a different part of the... more
When is 'Alzheimer's' not Alzheimer's? Researchers characterize a different form of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Alzheimer's is dementia, but not all dementias are Alzheimer's (which may explain why so many Alzheimer's drugs have failed in clinical trials). A new... more
Do 'microglia' hold the key to stop Alzheimer's disease?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have studied how specialized brain cells called microglia respond to the accumulation of toxic proteins in the brain, a feature typical of Alzheimer's. The three major disease risk factors... more
Researchers define brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer's disease has been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and guidelines for advancing future research on the condition. more
A mysterious dementia that mimics Alzheimer’s gets named LATE  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
An underappreciated form of dementia that causes memory trouble in older people gets a name: LATE. more
Nanomaterials mimicking natural enzymes with superior catalytic activity and selectivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A research team doped nitrogen and boron into graphene to selectively increase peroxidase-like activity and succeeded in synthesizing a peroxidase-mimicking nanozyme with a low cost and superior catalytic... more
Medical News Today: Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer's-like condition  MNT · 4 weeks
Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it. more
Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer's-like condition  MNT · 4 weeks
Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it. more
Researchers define Alzheimer's-like brain disorder  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer's disease has been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and guidelines for advancing future research on the condition. more
Researchers gain new insight into Alzheimer's using organoids that resemble mini brains  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In the majority of cases, dementia can be traced back to Alzheimer's disease. Its causes are not really understood yet. What is known is... more
Nanomaterials mimicking natural enzymes with superior catalytic activity and selectivity for detecting acetylcholine  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A KAIST research team doped nitrogen and boron into graphene to selectively increase peroxidase-like activity and succeeded in synthesizing a peroxidase-mimicking nanozyme... more
Scientists confirm blood test could track Alzheimer's disease  MNT · 4 weeks
Data from up to 11 years of blood samples confirm neurofilament light protein as a potential noninvasive marker of Alzheimer's disease progression. more
Medical News Today: Scientists confirm blood test could track Alzheimer's disease  MNT · 4 weeks
Data from up to 11 years of blood samples confirm neurofilament light protein as a potential noninvasive marker of Alzheimer's disease progression. more
Exercise activates brain circuits associated with memory in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new University of Maryland study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation... more
Exercise activates memory neural networks in older adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
A new study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory -- including the hippocampus -- which shrinks with age... more
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