Alzheimers
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail  MNT · 18 hours
A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals... more
UC Davis participates in landmark study to test whether lifestyle changes can prevent cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center and Department of Public Health Sciences has received $6 million to participate in... more
Alzheimer's gene may affect cognitive health before adulthood, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Apolipoprotein E (APOE) is a major cholesterol carrier that aids in lipid transport and injury repair in the brain. It packages cholesterol and other fats and moves... more
Alzheimer's gene may impact cognitive health before adulthood  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A psychologist asserts that those carrying the APOE4 gene score lower on IQ tests during childhood and adolescence. And the effect was stronger in girls than in boys. APOE4 carriers are up... more
Researchers identify brain somatic mutations linked to Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers have identified somatic mutations in the brain that could contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Communications last week. more
Light at last: why do more women develop Alzheimer’s disease?  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a leading cause of dementia in many older people, but it seems to affect twice as many women as men. Scientists have long tried... more
Human genotype determines if a given Alzheimer's drug will be effective  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
University at Buffalo researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75 % of the population is a key reason why a class of drugs... more
Human genotype determines if a given Alzheimer's will be effective  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
University at Buffalo researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75 % of the population is a key reason why a class of drugs for Alzheimer's... more
Exercise offers protection against Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Higher levels of daily physical activity may protect against the cognitive decline and neurodegeneration (brain tissue loss) from Alzheimer's disease. more
First clinical proof that genotypes determine if Alzheimer's drugs will work  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75% of the population is a key reason why a class of drugs for Alzheimer's disease seemed... more
Risk and progression of Alzheimer's disease differs by sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The abnormal accumulation of proteins in the brain is a biological marker for Alzheimer's disease, but the ways in which these proteins spread may help explain why the prevalence of... more
Study finds sex-specific differences in risk and progression of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The abnormal accumulation of proteins in the brain is a biological marker for Alzheimer's disease, but the ways in which these proteins spread may help explain... more
New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's  ABC NEWS · 6 days
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies... more
Scientists are closing in on a blood test for Alzheimer's  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia more
Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia more
Researchers discover new therapeutic target for treatment of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Experiments performed in mice, in which the main pathogenic markers of the disease have been evaluated, show that the progression of the disease is prevented when the function... more
Medical News Today: Genes vs. lifestyle: Study 'undermines fatalistic view of dementia'  MNT · 1 week
New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. more
New app created to help people reduce exposure to anticholinergic medications  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A team of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute and Purdue University, led by Richard Holden, PhD, is testing a new app, called... more
Medical News Today: How having a close relative with Alzheimer's may affect cognition  MNT · 1 week
New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and... more
Klobuchar's plan would help Alzheimer's patients, caregivers  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers more
Study offers clues about how to prevent brain inflammation in Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study by scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital offers clues about how to prevent inflammation of brain tissue, which promotes Alzheimer's disease more
Study highlights the need for larger Alzheimer's drug trials that intervene much earlier  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There are currently no drugs that stop or inhibit Alzheimer's disease. Despite drug trials showing plaque reduction in the brain, the patients'... more
Larger drug trials that intervene earlier needed for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
There are currently no drugs that stop or inhibit Alzheimer's disease. Despite drug trials showing plaque reduction in the brain, the patients' cognitive function did not improve. Would... more
Impaired learning linked to family history of Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Adults with a first-degree relative with Alzheimer's disease perform more poorly on online paired-learning tasks than adults without such a family history, and this impairment appears to be exacerbated by having diabetes... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Cell mechanism removes defective protein  MNT · 2 weeks
Buildup of defective tau protein is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Now, scientists have identified a molecule that helps clear it from brain cells. more
Alzheimer's: Cell mechanism removes defective protein  MNT · 2 weeks
Buildup of defective tau protein is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Now, scientists have identified a molecule that helps clear it from brain cells. more
Adults with family history of Alzheimer’s have learning impairments, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Adults with a first-degree relative with Alzheimer's disease perform more poorly on online paired-learning tasks than adults without such a family history, and this impairment appears... more
$4.23 million NIH grant to support development of Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease Research Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health awarded a $4.23 million grant to establish the Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease... more
Sorting protein in neurons defends against neurodegenerative disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A molecule known as VPS35 detects and removes defective proteins from neurons. Researchers show for the first time that VPS35 clears the brain of a potentially harmful protein called tau, which otherwise... more
Age-related risk of Alzheimer's explained at the molecular level  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Studies have shown that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) incidence increases with age. This association with age also correlates with deposits of abnormal tau protein in the brain found a new study. more
Does genetic testing affect psychosocial health?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A recent report from the Hastings Center brings out evidence for the first time that knowing about one’s increased genetic risk for diseases such as obesity, cancer and Alzheimer’s can actually alter one’s functioning negatively. more
Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease increases with age. Medical researchers have uncovered a possible cause for this connection: Certain molecules involved in the disease, termed tau-proteins, spread... more
Could hormone therapy for prostate cancer increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Men who take hormone-blocking therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer may be at an increased risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. more
Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatment  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Alzheimer's disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment more
New Markers For Alzheimer's Disease Could Aid Diagnosis And Speed Up Drug Development  NPR · 3 weeks
Researchers are using brain scans, blood and spinal fluid to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease. These "biomarkers" may also offer a... more
OU Health Sciences Center awarded federal grant to enhance dementia care across Oklahoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, working with partners across the state, has been awarded a $3.75 million federal grant to... more
[Editors' Choice] Doubling-down on prion protein function in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The prion protein functions as a carrier for delivering Aβ to exosomes during Alzheimer’s disease. more
Professor Sara Linse highlights Fluidity One-W as key technique for protein interaction analysis at FEBS 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Fluidic Analytics’ diffusional sizing technology has been influential in a recent study that investigates protein binding... more
Medical News Today: Exploring how pollution might impact the brain  MNT · 3 weeks
A recent study in mice searches for links between the sense of smell, airborne pollution, and neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer's. more
Exploring how pollution might impact the brain  MNT · 3 weeks
A recent study in mice searches for links between the sense of smell, airborne pollution, and neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer's. more
Researchers explore connection between sense of smell, pollution and neurological disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A consensus is building that air pollution can cause neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but how fine, sooty particles cause problems in... more
Alzheimer's blood test almost 'usable in routine clinical care'  MNT · 3 weeks
A new blood test for detecting Alzheimer's disease approaches 'a level of accuracy that is usable in routine clinical care around the world.' more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's blood test almost 'usable in routine clinical care'  MNT · 3 weeks
A new blood test for detecting Alzheimer's disease approaches 'a level of accuracy that is usable in routine clinical care around the world.' more
Pink noise boosts deep sleep in mild cognitive impairment patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Gentle sound stimulation played during deep sleep enhanced deep sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study found. Those... more
Pink noise enhances deep sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Gentle sound stimulation played during specific times during deep sleep enhanced deep or slow-wave sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for... more
Dementia study links gene with damage to brain connections  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Insights into how a gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease disrupts brain cells have been revealed by scientists. more
Scientists discover pathway that prevents buildup of Alzheimer's protein  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a pathway that functions like a car wash to prevent the buildup of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. The report... more
High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a pilot study of 14 older adults with mild cognitive problems suggestive of early Alzheimer's disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a... more
Sleep quality could be indicator for later Alzheimer’s disease finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study from the researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has shown that progressively declining quality of sleep among those in their 50s and... more
Scientists reveal insights into how a common Alzheimer's risk gene disrupts brain cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Insights into how a gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease disrupts brain cells have been revealed by scientists. more
Pathway discovered that prevents buildup of Alzheimer's protein  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered a pathway that functions like a car wash to prevent the buildup of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. more
Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
People who report a declining quality of sleep as they age from their 50s to their 60s have more protein tangles in their brain, putting them... more
Cryo-electron microscopy reveals structures of protein that maintains cell membranes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using cutting-edge electron microscopy, researchers from Aarhus University have determined the first structures of a lipid-flippase. The discoveries provide a better understanding of the basics of how cells... more
Experimental evidence for the age dependence of tau protein spread in the brain  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which is characterized by progressive cognitive decline that correlates with the spread of tau protein aggregation... more
New approaches to investigate the molecular causes of amyloid formation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
More than 24 million people worldwide suffer from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or Huntington's. The molecular causes of these diseases have so far been little investigated.... more
Physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In a study using brain tissue from deceased human donors, researchers say they found new evidence that schizophrenia can be marked by the buildup of abnormal proteins similar to those... more
UAB scientists identify new target for drug intervention in Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified an enzyme in the brain that may be an intriguing target for interventions against Alzheimer's disease... more
Researchers develop simple blood test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from Lund University, together with the Roche pharmaceutical company, have used a method to develop a new blood marker capable of detecting whether or not a person has Alzheimer's... more
Researchers reveal fundamental role of protein associated with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from the University of Seville, the Seville Biomedicine Institute and Lund University have been able to describe how the body responds to a component present in the brain in... more
Sex plays major role in Alzheimer's disease risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease is the apolipoprotein E type 4 allele (ApoE ε4). Research presented by Manish Paranjpe at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear... more
Researchers identify missing link between amyloid plaques and tau tangles in Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Years before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear, two kinds of damaging proteins silently collect in the brain: amyloid beta and tau. Clumps of amyloid... more
Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a study using brain tissue from deceased human donors, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they found new evidence that schizophrenia can be marked... more
Alzheimer's missing link ID'd, answering what tips brain's decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have found that immune cells that typically protect neurons from damage may be the link between early and late brain changes in Alzheimer's disease. Breaking that link could lead... more
New blood test could potentially diagnose Alzheimers even before symptoms appear  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Doctors may one day be able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of severe dementia, and monitor a patient's response to treatment by doing... more
Medical News Today: Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 4 weeks
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 4 weeks
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
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