Alzheimers
New device uses electromagnetic waves to reverse Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A new study, to be published in the September 3, 2019, issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, provides something to cheer about for the estimated 44 million patients who have Alzheimer’s... more
Medical News Today: How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease  MNT · 6 hours
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional... more
Exercise could slow withering effects of Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Exercising several times a week may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study that scientists say merits further research to establish whether fitness can affect... more
New peptides improve memory in mice with Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects over 44 million people the world over. But now, neurologist Jack Jhamandas and his team have found two short peptides which, on daily injection into mice with symptoms... more
Exercise may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Exercising several times a week may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study that scientists say... more
New piece of Alzheimer's puzzle found  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's memory. The treatment also reduced some of the harmful physical... more
Researchers identify potential target for diabetes-associated Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers have identified a protein that may contribute to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease pathology in type-2 diabetes, reports a new study of male mice and human brain tissue. The research could... more
Chemist explores link between Alzheimer's and copper protein molecules in brain cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A University of Houston chemist is exploring the link between copper protein molecules in brain cells and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. more
Alzheimer's disease risk gene APOE4 impairs function of brain immune cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A study carried out with a new human stem cell-derived model reveals that the most prevalent genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease (AD), apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4),... more
Study probes interplay of proteins in type 2 diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A hallmark of age-related diseases such as Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes, or Alzheimer's disease is the abnormal clumping of proteins in cells. In people with these conditions, these protein... more
Alzheimer's drug associated with two-fold higher risk of hospitalization for rhabdomyolysis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A drug commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other dementias -- donepezil -- is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission... more
Researchers identify changes in retinal layers of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid have identified changes in retinal layer thickness, inflammation or thinning in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, confirming... more
Pupil dilation provides clues to future Alzheimer’s risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the quality of life of those affected by the disease. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease negatively impacts thinking, memory,... more
[Editors' Choice] The hunt for a cure for Alzheimers disease receives a timely boost  Science Magazine · 1 week
Therapeutic strategy based on inhibition of tau hyperphosphorylation performs better than glutamate uptake by astrocytes in a mouse model. more
Calcium channel blockers may help effectively treat memory loss in Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia but the changes in brain cell function underlying memory loss remains poorly understood. more
Calcium channel blockers may be effective in treating memory loss in Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia but the changes in brain cell function underlying memory loss remains poorly... more
Medical News Today: Migraine may raise dementia, Alzheimer's risk  MNT · 1 week
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular. more
Brown and Hebrew SeniorLife receive federal grant to enable expansion of Alzheimer's research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a five-year grant expected to total $53.4 million to Brown University and Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife... more
Migraine may raise dementia, Alzheimer's risk  MNT · 1 week
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular. more
Memory-protective drug for Alzheimer’s on the horizon  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists have come up with a new drug which could prevent patients with features of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) from suffering memory loss and brain damage. more
How the eyes might be windows to the risk of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers say that measuring how quickly a person's pupil dilates while they are taking cognitive tests may be a low-cost, low-invasive method to aid... more
Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Scientists explore novel ways to attack Alzheimer's in the wake of a string of disappointing drug failures more
New drug may protect against memory loss in Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new drug discovered may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. more
New MRI technique can 'see' molecular changes in brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have successfully transformed an MRI from a diagnostic camera into a device that can record changes in the biological makeup of brain tissue. The development will help doctors understand... more
UA receives $37.5 million NIH grant to research potential regenerative therapy for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science has received a $37.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health... more
Hearing aid use linked to lower risks of dementia, depression and falls  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Use of hearing aids was linked with lower risks of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, depression, anxiety, and injurious falls in an analysis... more
The future of mind control  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder,... more
Migraines linked to higher risk of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Dementia is the most common neurological disease in older adults, whereas headaches, including migraines, are the most common neurological disorder across all ages. In a recent study that included 679 community-dwelling adults aged 65... more
The future of mind control  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder,... more
Researchers Identify Second Short-Sleep Gene  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Sleep is crucial for our survival, and many conditions, including cancer, autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s, are linked to poor sleep quality. Before we can... more
Resistance to 'hunger hormone' linked with cognitive impairments and memory loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found evidence suggesting that resistance to the "hunger hormone" ghrelin in the brain is linked to the... more
New insight and target for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The body is designed to fix anything that is out of balance. Homeostasis is maintained in the body, and even a minor change could trigger a compensatory mechanism, in the hopes of keeping everything... more
Scientists link 'hunger hormone' to memory in Alzheimer's study  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have found evidence suggesting that resistance to the 'hunger hormone' ghrelin in the brain is linked to the cognitive impairments and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The... more
Promising new target to combat Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In the case of Alzheimer's disease, researchers show that mitochondrial calcium transport remodeling -- what appears to be an attempt by cells to compensate for flagging energy production and metabolic dysfunction -- while initially... more
Diet's effect on gut bacteria could play role in reducing Alzheimer's risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Could following a certain type of diet affect the gut microbiome -- the good and bad bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract --... more
Neurogenesis plays an underappreciated role in the progression of Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Much of the research on the underlying causes of Alzheimer's disease focuses on amyloid beta (Aß), a protein that accumulates in the brain as the disease progresses. more
Creation of new brain cells plays an underappreciated role in Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers show how in genetic forms of Alzheimer's, a process called neurogenesis, or the creation of new brain cells, can be disrupted by the... more
A protective factor against Alzheimer's disease?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that a protein called TREM2 could positively influence the course of Alzheimer's disease. more
Researchers find protective factor against Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at the University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich have found that a protein called TREM2 could positively... more
Epigenetic signatures of methylated DNA cytosine in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, is the most common untreatable form of dementia. Identifying molecular biomarkers that allow early detection remains a key challenge in the diagnosis, treatment,... more
Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer's risk  MNT · 3 weeks
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's. more
Medical News Today: Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer's risk  MNT · 3 weeks
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's. more
High-fat diet in utero protects against Alzheimer's later  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A high-fat diet can carry health risks, but for mothers-to-be, it may make all the difference when it comes to Alzheimer's disease prevention for their children. Reports show for the first time... more
"Australian" genetic mutation provides clues to Alzheimer’s mechanism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In an astonishing new breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research, the molecular basis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and age-linked AD has been identified by looking at one type of genetic mutation. more
Adults carrying Alzheimer's risk gene have harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Adults carrying a gene associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease had a harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge, even though they didn't... more
Eye-tracking tests may help identify people at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New research has found that it may be possible to predict if people with mild memory and thinking impairments will go onto... more
Carriers of Alzheimer's genetic marker have greater difficulty harnessing past knowledge  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Adults carrying a gene associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease had a harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge, even though they didn't show any... more
UCI study finds link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer's disease in a laboratory setting, a finding... more
Medical News Today: Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 4 weeks
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein. more
Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 4 weeks
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein. more
[Editors' Choice] Blaming an unusual suspect for endosomal traffic jams in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Accumulation of β–C-terminal fragments, not β-amyloid, drives early endosomal alterations in familial Alzheimer’s disease human neurons. more
Link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer's disease in a laboratory setting, a finding that could one day help in devising targeted drugs that prevent it. The researchers... more
Alzheimer’s Research UK launches new survey to help shape future treatments for dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is asking people to take part in a new survey that could help... more
Medical News Today: 'Spontaneous chemistry' may drive Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study asks whether subtle changes to the chemistry of proteins might explain why they build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's. more
Alzheimer's drug reverses brain damage from adolescent alcohol exposure in rats  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol during... more
Alzheimer's drug reverses brain damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to... more
UCLA scientists discover new insights that may lead to progress in fighting Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
More than three decades of research on Alzheimer's disease have not produced any major treatment advances for those with the... more
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