Alzheimers
MSU professor receives NSF CAREER grant for biosensor diagnostics  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
One day, a technician in a small, rural hospital may be able to reliably diagnose breast cancer, Alzheimer's disease or traumatic brain injury using a tab of paper that would... more
Exploring pathophysiological factors that link sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new article explores the pathophysiological factors that link sleep disturbances and Alzheimer's disease. more
Dolphins poisoned by algae also showed signs of Alzheimer's-like brain disease  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Toxins produced by blue-green algae that have increasingly polluted Florida waters have been found in dead dolphins that also showed signs of Alzheimer's-like brain disease, according... more
Sleep problems, Alzheimer's disease are linked, but which comes first?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new article explores the pathophysiological factors that link sleep disturbances and Alzheimer's disease. Better understanding of this connection may lead to potential diagnostics and therapeutics for Alzheimer's... more
Creating diverse pool of trained scientists to address Alzheimer's research needs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, an internationally recognized expert on Alzheimer's disease and inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of... more
Hidden differences between pathology of CTE and Alzheimer's disease discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An international team of scientists at Indiana University School of Medicine, University of Kansas and the U.K. Medical Research Council have dismantled the belief that Alzheimer's disease and... more
A change in focus could enable the development of new treatments for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research by academics at Royal Holloway, University of London, urges scientists that are looking to finding a cure for... more
Hidden differences between pathology of CTE and Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study challenges the belief that Alzheimer's disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy have identical pathology. more
Alzheimer's patients using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
People with Alzheimer's disease using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, a new study from the University... more
Newly developed reversible MAO-B inhibitor circumvents the shortcomings of irreversible inhibitors in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 3 days
Monoamine oxidase–B (MAO-B) has recently emerged as a potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) because of its association with... more
Light and sound therapy may boost brain function  MNT · 5 days
New evidence suggests that a combined light and sound stimulation therapy could boost brain health and improve the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: Light and sound therapy may boost brain function  MNT · 5 days
New evidence suggests that a combined light and sound stimulation therapy could boost brain health and improve the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. more
Low levels of certain eye proteins could serve as predictor for Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at Boston Medical Center have found that low eye-fluid levels of two proteins associated with Alzheimer’s could serve as a potential predictor of... more
Study finds test of protein levels in the eye a potential predictor of (future) Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Low levels of amyloid-beta and tau proteins, biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease, in eye fluid were significantly... more
Proteins in the eye may be potential source for cost-effective test to predict Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Low levels of amyloid-β and tau proteins, biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease, in eye fluid were significantly associated with... more
Brain Wave Stimulation Reduces Alzheimer’s Plaques in Mice  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 5 million people in the United States, is characterized by beta-amyloid plaques that are... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: An eye test could provide early warning  MNT · 6 days
One day, a quick eye test may be able to pick up important information about brain health. Specifically, it may be able to identify... more
Guardians of the synapse: Scientists identify a new role for nerve-supporting cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found, for the first time, that a blood-clotting protein can, unexpectedly, degrade nerves--and how nerve-supporting glial cells, including Schwann cells, provide protection.... more
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer's symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, neuroscientists have shown they can improve cognitive and memory impairments similar to those seen in Alzheimer's patients. more
Flickers and buzzes sweep mouse brains of Alzheimer’s plaques  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Precisely timed clicking noises can counter signs of Alzheimer’s in the brains of mice and improve memory. more
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms  MIT · 1 week
Noninvasive treatment improves memory and reduces amyloid plaques in mice. more
Study uncovers dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A major new study from the UC Davis Alzheimer's Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those... more
Big data takes aim at a big human problem  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A scientist is part of an international team that's used new 'big data' analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. more
Big data takes aim at a big human problem  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A James Cook University scientist is part of an international team that's used new 'big data' analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer's... more
Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Soon, an eye examination may be all that is needed to confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at Duke's Health. more
New non-invasive imaging device can quickly detect signs of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Duke Eye Center have shown that a new, non-invasive imaging device can see signs of Alzheimer's disease in a matter of seconds. more
Could an eye doctor diagnose Alzheimer's before you have symptoms?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study of more than 200 people suggests the loss of blood vessels in the retina could signal Alzheimer's disease. more
Study finds higher risk of head injuries in persons with Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Persons with Alzheimer’s disease have approximately 30% higher risk of head injuries, and 50% higher risk of traumatic brain injuries than persons without Alzheimer’s... more
Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less... more
Medical News Today: Could sleep apnea be a risk factor for Alzheimer's?  MNT · 2 weeks
A preliminary study has unearthed a potential link between sleep apnea and tau tangles, which are the neurological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. more
Alzheimer's: How does the brain change over the course of the disease?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
What changes in the brain are caused by Alzheimer's disease? How do these changes differ from those observed in the normal ageing process? Researchers... more
Researchers explore how the brain changes over the course of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
What changes in the brain are caused by Alzheimer's disease? How do these changes differ from those observed in the normal aging process? Researchers... more
Research team identifies potential target protein aggregates for treating Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The aggregation of alpha-synuclein proteins in Parkinson's disease and tau proteins in Alzheimer's disease is intimately linked to the progression of these neurodegenerative diseases. These aggregates... more
Diet reverses Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. more
Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Doctors are encouraging women not to be alarmed by a study linking the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with a slightly increased risk... more
Alzheimer's disease often detected late due to lack of screening finds report  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is fast becoming an important presence. A new survey released as part of the Alzheimer's Association's 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts... more
Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease. more
Sleep apnea may be linked to higher tau accumulations in the brain, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People who stop breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of the toxic protein tau, a biological hallmark of Alzheimer's... more
New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence platform to detect a range of neurodegenerative disease in human brain tissue samples, including Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, according to... more
Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnoea or those who snore at night are more at risk of dementias and Alzheimer’s disease. more
Neurodegenerative diseases identified using artificial intelligence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence platform to detect a range of neurodegenerative disease in human brain tissue samples, including Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. more
Sleep apnea may be linked to higher levels of Alzheimer's biomarker in brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer's disease... more
Sleep apnea could be linked to accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People with sleep apnea may be more likely to have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer’s disease biomarker called tau, according to a study presented at the... more
Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an... more
Not all sleep is equal when it comes to cleaning the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often... more
Sodium rutin ameliorates Alzheimers disease-like pathology by enhancing microglial amyloid-{beta} clearance  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The accumulation of aggregated amyloid-β (Aβ) in the brain is the first critical step in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which also includes synaptic impairment,... more
[Editors' Choice] Neuronal connections killed in cold blood  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Loss of neuronal junctions triggered by a clotting factor promotes cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease. more
Hip fractures may serve as first sign of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a study of older people with no clinical diagnosis or signs of dementia when hospitalized to repair hip fractures, Johns Hopkins researchers say they found... more
Robust and specific gene regulation tool developed for primary brain neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A powerful neuroscience tool is available to investigate brain development, mechanisms of memory and learning, and brain dysregulation in neuropsychiatric diseases like addiction, depression, schizophrenia and... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: 'Holy herb' extract shows promise as future treatment  MNT · 4 weeks
A laboratory screen found that a compound in the Yerba santa medicinal plant protects against several age-related triggers of death in mouse nerve cells. more
Alzheimer's: 'Holy herb' extract shows promise as future treatment  MNT · 4 weeks
A laboratory screen found that a compound in the Yerba santa medicinal plant protects against several age-related triggers of death in mouse nerve cells. more
'Holy herb' (Yerba santa) identified as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Yerba santa, also known as the ‘Holy Herb’, may have important implications for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. more
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