Alzheimers
Medical News Today: Retinal imaging shows promise in early detection of Alzheimer's  MNT · 5 hours
A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer's disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease. more
Alzheimer's Association awarded NIH grant for psychosocial dementia care research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The Alzheimer's Association announced that it has received a $1.34 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to strengthen the current framework for psychosocial research examining... more
New pathways in brain's amygdala  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers are pioneering an innovative brain study that sheds light on how the amygdala portion of the brain functions and could contribute to a better understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and Alzheimer's disease. more
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast. more
Retinal hyperspectral imaging shows promise for early Alzheimer's disease detection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia in the U.S., with approximately 5.4 million currently affected and an estimated 16 million by 2050. more
Australia has limited capacity to move future Alzheimer's therapy into wide clinical use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As in other countries, the Australian health care system has limited capacity to rapidly move a future treatment for Alzheimer's disease from... more
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast. more
Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer’s... more
Better biosensor technology created for stem cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other neurological disorders. The technology, which features a unique graphene and... more
Better biosensor technology created for stem cells  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A Rutgers-led team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other neurological disorders. more
Medopad collaborates with Janssen to validate, commercialize novel automated cognitive tool  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Medopad today announced a strategic collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to validate, scale and potentially commercialize... more
Improved biosensor technology may lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating neurological disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A Rutgers-led team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's... more
Better biosensor technology created for stem cells  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers have created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other neurological disorders. The technology, which features a unique graphene and gold-based... more
Regenstrief scientists will play key role in nationwide effort to improve care for dementia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Regenstrief research scientists Christopher Callahan, M.D., and Alexia Torke, M.D., will play a key role in a major... more
Could improving the brain’s waste disposal system help prevent Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new partnership between two leading medical research charities has launched today to explore how improving the brain’s waste disposal system could be the... more
Dundee researchers find way to better understand neurological diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A University of Dundee discovery has the potential to help scientists better understand neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. more
Sugar-coating proteins can help us understand brain disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have developed a new way to tag proteins in human cells with a small sugar molecule called O-GlcNAc. The exact role played by O-GlcNAc remains a mystery but the molecule is... more
Low-complexity domain of U1-70K modulates phase separation and aggregation through distinctive basic-acidic motifs  Science Magazine · 1 week
Liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS) facilitates the formation of functional membraneless organelles and recent reports have linked this phenomenon to protein aggregation in... more
Pharmacy in the jungle study reveals indigenous people's choice of medicinal plants  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20 percent of the world's oxygen, 20 percent of the world's fresh water and is home to more... more
Newly identified gene variant may offer potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Defying the odds, an individual at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease remained dementia-free for many years beyond what was anticipated. more
Genetic mutation of APOE gene may provide protection against Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A team of researchers has identified that a genetic mutation of the APOE gene, the major susceptibility gene for late-onset Alzheimer's disease, may provide protection against... more
Unique case of disease resistance reveals possible Alzheimer's treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Defying the odds, an individual at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease remained dementia-free for many years beyond what was anticipated. A new study led researchers to suggest that a... more
Serum flotillin level can serve as blood marker for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Currently, best-characterized indicators for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis are the decreased levels of amyloid β-protein 42 and increased levels of phosphorylated... more
Serum flotillin level can serve as blood marker early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Currently, best-characterized indicators for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis are the decreased levels of amyloid β-protein 42 and increased levels of phosphorylated tau in... more
Synthetic compound provides fast screening for potential drugs  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A simple assay may benefit drug discovery for treating diabetes, Parkinson's, and Alzheimers disease, as well as studies of functional food and endocrine disruptor report researchers at Okayama University in the Journal... more
Alzheimer's Association's 2020 Zenith Fellows awards support new approaches to treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The Alzheimer's Association today announced a new investment of more than $1.3 million in three research projects focused on more effective treatments and protection factors for... more
Sleep protects the brain against Alzheimer’s by washing it  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have found that when in deep sleep, the brain waves within can start off a cleaning system within the brain that can protect it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative... more
Study findings may shed new light on the etiology of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research suggests that the complex meshwork of proteins and potentially other biomolecules that provides structural and biochemical support to surrounding cells in the... more
How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins  NPR · 2 weeks
A study of 11 sleeping brains sheds some light on the mysterious link between sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease. The flow of cerebrospinal fluid through the brain appears... more
Analyzing gut bacteria more accurately to make diagnosis  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The microorganisms in our intestines could be linked to certain diseases such as Alzheimer's and diabetes. Researchers from the AD-gut consortium have developed a novel method—combining optical DNA mapping and statistics—for accurately... more
Key gene mutated in familial Alzheimer's regulates differentiation of neurons  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An international team of researchers led by the Institute of Neuroscience at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona describes a new route that promotes differentiation of neurons. more
Education may erase risk of cognitive decline linked to APOE e4 gene in black people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Education may erase the risk of cognitive decline associated with the APOE e4 gene--the biggest genetic risk factor... more
Patterns of Alzheimer's-related damage differ by subtype and age of onset, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Despite decades of scientific scrutiny, Alzheimer's disease researchers have yet to work out its cause or treatment. Understanding what underlies its three... more
Projected doubling of Americans living with dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias will double to nearly 13 million over the next 20 years, according to the new report. more
Cognitive screen paired with odor identification predicts lack of transition to dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study has found that performing well on two brief tests measuring cognitive ability and ability to identify odors indicates very low risk... more
High rates of dementia, Alzheimer's observed among older people with Down syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study of Wisconsin Medicaid enrollees with Down syndrome has found that more than half of those ages 55 and older have filed at... more
Gait disorders can help predict future cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The way people walk is an indicator of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are aging. Scientists reporting in a special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease say... more
Older people with Down syndrome at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study of Wisconsin Medicaid enrollees with Down syndrome has found that more than half of those ages 55 and older have filed at... more
How a high salt diet may lead to cognitive decline  MNT · 3 weeks
New research in mice sheds light on the mechanism that explains the causal link between a diet high in salt and a marker of Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: How a high salt diet may lead to cognitive decline  MNT · 3 weeks
New research in mice sheds light on the mechanism that explains the causal link between a diet high in salt and a... more
Study finds heightened risk of adverse financial outcomes prior to Alzheimer's diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Prior to an Alzheimer's diagnosis, a person in the early stages of the disease faces a heightened risk of adverse financial outcomes -; a... more
Failed dementia drug gets a second chance  MNT · 3 weeks
Biotech company Biogen have announced that they will file for official approval of a new Alzheimer's drug, while results in clinical trials were uncertain. more
Medical News Today: Failed dementia drug gets a second chance  MNT · 3 weeks
Biotech company Biogen have announced that they will file for official approval of a new Alzheimer's drug, while results in clinical trials were uncertain. more
Newly discovered protein is the permit to the powerhouse of cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers report the discovery of a protein, P17/PERMIT, that is key to recycling aging and damaged mitochondria. Defective mitochondria are characteristic of a number of age-related... more
High-salt diet promotes cognitive impairment through the Alzheimer-linked protein tau  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Investigators sought to understand the series of events that occur between salt consumption and poor cognition and concluded that lowering salt intake and maintaining healthy blood vessels in... more
MRI may help doctors differentiate causes of memory loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study finds that, with the use of MRI scans, it is possible to distinguish between memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. more
Novel agent reduces buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's animal models  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center say they have developed and tested an agent that reduces the buildup of toxic proteins in... more
Discovery sheds light on TNFα protein's role in impairing memory in Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Otago scientists have made an important discovery in understanding the role a particular protein plays to impair memory in Alzheimer's disease, which... more
In Alzheimer's research, scientists reveal brain rhythm role  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In the years since her lab discovered that exposing Alzheimer's disease model mice to light flickering at the frequency of a key brain rhythm could stem the disorder's pathology, a neuroscientist and... more
UCLA-led study finds brain injury as cause of dementia in some older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A UCLA-led study finds that, with the use of MRI scans, it is possible to distinguish between memory loss caused by Alzheimer's... more
Greater understanding of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have made an important discovery in understanding the role a particular protein plays to impair memory in Alzheimer's disease, which could lead to more effective treatment in future. more
Combination of more hospitalizations and brain pathologies linked to faster cognitive decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer's pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to... more
Biogen reanalyzes studies, presses ahead on Alzheimer's drug  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of... more
More brain pathology and hospitalizations associated with faster rate of cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer's pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to... more
Novel agent flips on garbage disposal in neurons, eliminating toxic brain proteins in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Neuroscientists say they have developed and tested an agent that reduces the buildup of toxic proteins in animal models of... more
Alzheimer’s drug resurrected, as company claims clinical benefits  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Further analysis of trial data, particularly from people on higher doses of antibody, persuaded Biogen that its drug slows patients’ decline more
Biogen to pursue FDA regulatory approval for investigational drug aducanumab  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
On behalf of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and their family members, the Alzheimer's Association is encouraged to learn that Biogen will pursue regulatory... more
Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer's drug  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the... more
Study to examine whether cancer and co-occurring Alzheimer's alter pain perception  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer's disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain... more
Good heart health can equal good brain health, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Emory University researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health - showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's... more
Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk  NPR · 3 weeks
Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia. more
New analysis shows that direct medical costs are major cost driver of Alzheimer’s care in Thailand  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes... more
Study shows link between high-fat diet and earlier appearance of Alzheimer's markers in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Once it begins, Alzheimer's disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the... more
Metabolic dysfunction found to be primary cause of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A team of researchers led by Yale-NUS College has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. more
Treatment of metabolic dysfunction could be a potential therapy for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A team of researchers has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. more
Study reveals how collapse of protein processes is driver of aging and death  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cells undergo natural aging and death, processes that impact a multitude of cellular factors. A new Stony Brook University-led study, to be... more
In a first, scientists pinpoint neural activity's role in human longevity  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers discover that the activity of the nervous system might influence human longevity. Neural excitation linked to shorter life, while suppression of overactivity appears to extend... more
Scientists develop test for uncommon brain diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have developed an ultrasensitive new test to detect abnormal forms of the protein tau associated with uncommon types of neurodegenerative diseases called tauopathies. This advance gives them hope of using cerebrospinal fluid, or... more
Protein misfolding as a risk marker for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In symptom-free individuals, the detection of misfolded amyloid-beta protein in the blood indicated a considerably higher risk of Alzheimer's disease -- up to 14 years before a clinical diagnosis was... more
Amyloid-β protein misfolding proves to be strong risk prediction marker for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In symptom-free individuals, the detection of misfolded amyloid-β protein in the blood indicated a considerably higher risk of Alzheimer's disease - up to 14... more
Finnish study offers new information about molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered new changes in blood samples associated with Alzheimer's disease. A new international study was conducted on disease-discordant Finnish twin pairs: one sibling suffering... more
Changes associated with Alzheimer's disease detectable in blood samples  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered new changes in blood samples associated with Alzheimer's disease. A new international study was conducted on disease-discordant Finnish twin pairs: one sibling suffering from Alzheimer's disease and... more
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