Alzheimers
Stroke drug may also prevent Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers have discovered that a drug currently being developed to treat stroke patients could also prevent Alzheimer's disease. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer's-like... more
Scientists develop novel method to monitor molecular aggregation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Chiral molecules are defined as molecules that are non-superimposable on their mirror images, much like that of left and right human hand bone structure. There are many examples of chiral molecules in... more
Medical News Today: A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development  MNT · 2 days
Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be... more
A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development  MNT · 2 days
Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be developing Alzheimer's. more
Medical News Today: Exercise can help fight off Alzheimer's, but how?  MNT · 5 days
Why does exercise have a protective effect on our memory? A new study conducted primarily in mice identifies a major factor that determines this effect. more
Exercise can help fight off Alzheimer's, but how?  MNT · 5 days
Why does exercise have a protective effect on our memory? A new study conducted primarily in mice identifies a major factor that determines this effect. more
Choline: Vitamin-Like Nutrient May Help Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is anticipated to increase significantly over the next few decades. This is... more
Regenstrief scientist visits CMS to create access to better care for Americans with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A Regenstrief scientist is calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create access to better care for... more
Decades-old question about protein found in Alzheimer's brain plaques  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Alzheimer's-affected brains are riddled with so-called amyloid plaques: protein aggregates consisting mainly of amyloid-beta. However, this amyloid-beta is a fragment produced from a precursor protein whose normal function has remained... more
Secreted amyloid-{beta} precursor protein functions as a GABABR1a ligand to modulate synaptic transmission  Science Magazine · 5 days
Amyloid-β precursor protein (APP) is central to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, yet its physiological function remains unresolved. Accumulating evidence suggests that... more
Recognition of the amyloid precursor protein by human {gamma}-secretase  Science Magazine · 5 days
Cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) by the intramembrane protease -secretase is linked to Alzheimer’s disease. We report an atomic structure of human -secretase in complex with a transmembrane APP... more
Exercise Hormone’ Could Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
An international team of researchers led by Queen’s University, Columbia University and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro has... more
Alzheimer's: 9 new genetic risk factors found  MNT · 5 days
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds nine entirely new genetic locations that contribute to the risk of developing the disease. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: 9 new genetic risk factors found  MNT · 5 days
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds nine entirely new genetic locations that contribute to the risk of developing the disease. more
Integral Molecular receives NIH grant to start target discovery program for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Integral Molecular, the industry leader in membrane protein technologies, was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NIH to initiate... more
Newly launched initiative helps children learn simple ways to keep the brain healthy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
My Brain Robbie, a fantastic new initiative to promote brain health among school going children, has been launched through the Pilot Awards... more
Decreased deep sleep linked to early signs of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have uncovered part of the explanation for why poor sleep is linked to Alzheimer's disease. They found that older people who have less slow-wave sleep -- the deep... more
Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring  MNT · 6 days
Generations of mice descended from females whose diet was high in choline had fewer Alzheimer's hallmarks in the brain and better memory function. more
Medical News Today: Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring  MNT · 6 days
Generations of mice descended from females whose diet was high in choline had fewer Alzheimer's hallmarks in the brain and better memory... more
Faulty brain immune cells cause Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Mutations of the TREM2 gene can significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich now shed light on the reasons why TREM2 is... more
Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a new study, researchers at the Biodesign Institute explore a safe and simple treatment for one of the most devastating and perplexing afflictions: Alzheimer's disease. more
Essential nutrient may help fight Alzheimer's across generations  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers are exploring a safe and simple treatment for one of the most devastating and perplexing afflictions: Alzheimer's disease (AD). They are investigatign the effects of choline, an important nutrient that may... more
Exercise hormone can prevent Alzheimer's finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
According to a large worldwide study, the hormone that is produced in the body during exercise called irisin, can prevent and delay the onset of mental faculty decline and Alzheimer’s disease. The results of... more
Alzheimer's pathophysiology shows racial disparities  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study has identified racial disparities between African-Americans and Caucasians in the way in which Alzheimer’s disease arises and develops. more
AI could predict Alzheimer's disease six years prior to diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have used PET scans to train a machine-learning, artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to detect early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. more
Alzheimer’s Disease: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An interview with Dr. Lloyd Tran, discussing the major barriers to Alzheimer’s research and development over the past 40 years. more
Hyperactive immune system implicated in aging brain disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a study of fruit flies, NIH scientists suggested that the body's immune system may play a critical role in the damage caused by aging brain disorders. The results are based on... more
A boundary dance of amyloid-β stepping into dementia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Alzheimer's disease is caused by aggregates of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides. This aggregation is accelerated at the cell membrane surface. Using molecular dynamics simulations and NMR experiments, the research group at ExCELLS has... more
Neuronal Loss May Have Beneficial Effect in Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Neuronal loss in Alzheimer’s disease may be the result of a cell quality control mechanism trying to protect... more
Better mouse model built to enable precision-medicine research for Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Incorporating genetic diversity into a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease resulted in greater overlap with the genetic, molecular and clinical features of this pervasive human disease, according to... more
Genetically diverse mouse models improves usability for precision medicine for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Incorporating genetic diversity into a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease resulted in greater overlap with the genetic, molecular and clinical features of this pervasive human disease,... more
Neuronal cell death in Alzheimer's disease may actually not be a bad thing, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
For the first time, scientists at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon, Portugal, have shown that... more
Air pollution linked with development of Alzheimer's in Mexico City children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State, Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría and Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research... more
Air pollution in Mexico City is associated with the development of Alzheimer disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study heightens concerns over the evolving and relentless Alzheimer's pathology observed in young Metropolitan Mexico City (MMC) urbanites. more
Researchers discover new changes occurring in the brain in early Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered new changes occurring in the human brain in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. more
Ultrasensitive test detects corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's and CTE  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
An ultrasensitive test has been developed that detects a corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition found in athletes, military veterans, and others... more
New brain changes in early Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered new changes occurring in the human brain in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. The researchers used a multiomic approach to determine RNA, protein, and phosphorylation levels and carried out further... more
Test detects protein associated with Alzheimer's and CTE  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An ultrasensitive test has been developed that detects a corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition found in athletes, military veterans, and others with a history... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Study zeroes in on brain's weakest link  MNT · 4 weeks
In a new study, researchers find out which brain cells are most vulnerable to the accumulation of toxic plaques that drive Alzheimer's and speculate why. more
Alzheimer's: Study zeroes in on brain's weakest link  MNT · 4 weeks
In a new study, researchers find out which brain cells are most vulnerable to the accumulation of toxic plaques that drive Alzheimer's and speculate why. more
FAU Brain Institute fellows awarded $1.1 million for Alzheimer's disease research  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In Florida, there are more than 540,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most recognized form of dementia. The number of people in Florida who... more
European scientists aim to identify causes of dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Dementia is common to a variety of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson disease and Down syndrome. This common symptom is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among... more
Tau protein reduces neural activity in Alzheimer's mouse models  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A study from Massachusetts General Hospital investigators sheds new light on how the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease - amyloid-beta (A-beta) plaques and neurofibrillary tangles containing the protein tau - produce... more
Medical News Today: 12 foods to boost brain function  MNT · 4 weeks
The diet can have a significant impact on the brain's function. A brain-healthy diet, rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, can boost memory and learning while staving off neurodegenerative... more
12 foods to boost brain function  MNT · 4 weeks
The diet can have a significant impact on the brain's function. A brain-healthy diet, rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, can boost memory and learning while staving off neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease. Here,... more
Tau protein suppresses neural activity in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A study sheds new light on how the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease -- amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles containing the protein tau -- produce their damaging... more
Neural mapping approach to re-examine previous Alzheimer's studies finds improved reproducibility  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A neural mapping approach that pegs results from more than two dozen previous Alzheimer's studies found that reproducibility improves when trying to isolate symptoms to a... more
Advanced method can help detect multiple markers that contribute to Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In biomedical research, plant breeding, and countless other endeavors, geneticists are on the hunt for the specific genes responsible for disease susceptibility, yield, and... more
Study uncovers novel details about vulnerability of one brain cell to Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Better tactics for detecting, preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease depend on a clearer understanding of cellular-level changes in the minds of patients, and a... more
Path to vaccine or drug for late-onset Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have succeeded in neutralizing what they believe is a primary factor in late-onset Alzheimer's disease, opening the door to development of a drug that could be administered before age 40, and... more
Research opens door to development of drug or vaccine for late-onset Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
UT Southwestern researchers have succeeded in neutralizing what they believe is a primary factor in late-onset Alzheimer's disease, opening the door to development of... more
One type of brain cell may invite Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers found that excitatory neurons -- those that are more likely to trigger an action (as opposed to inhibitory neurons, which are less likely to prompt neural activity) -- are more vulnerable... more
Researchers use brain connectome to reassess neuroimaging findings of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer's disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people by... more
Researcher conducts study to investigate peripheral blood markers of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Β-amyloid formation, an indicative element of Alzheimer's disease, is a consequence of alternative expression of enzymes involved in the cleavage of amyloid precursor protein, leading to... more
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