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America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression. more
Physicists design 'super-human' red blood cells to deliver drugs to specific targets  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of physicists from McMaster University has developed a process to modify red blood cells so they can be used to distribute drugs... more
Antipsychotics linked to higher risk of head, brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The use of antipsychotics is associated with increased risks of head and brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a... more
[Research Articles] {beta}-amyloid redirects norepinephrine signaling to activate the pathogenic GSK3{beta}/tau cascade  Science Magazine · 5 days
The brain noradrenergic system is critical for normal cognition and is affected at early stages in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Here, we reveal a previously... more
A protein found in ovarian cancer may contribute to neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Houston Methodist scientists identified a protein found in ovarian cancer that may contribute to declining brain function and Alzheimer's disease, by combining... more
Losing a night of sleep may increase blood levels of Alzheimer's biomarker  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau... more
Neurons' energy organelle protected from damage linked to ALS, Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Mitochondrial damage is increasingly recognized as a key factor underlying neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and ALS. A new screening platform has identified a set of drug-like compounds... more
Researchers to examine biomarkers, economic factors that may increase risk for Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An image of your retina may help Iowa State University researchers determine your risk for Alzheimer's disease even before other symptoms are detectable. more
Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has revealed that the immune system plays a crucial and previously unidentified role in Alzheimer's disease. more
New screening platform helped scientists to discover drug-like compounds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A sophisticated new screening platform developed by scientists at Scripps Research has enabled them to discover a set of drug-like compounds, including an ingredient found in sore throat lozenges, that... more
Missing one night of sleep may increase Alzheimer's biomarker, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau, a biomarker... more
Use of antipsychotic drugs is linked to brain injuries in Alzheimer's patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Use of antipsychotic medications was associated with an increased risk of head injuries in a study of individuals with Alzheimer's disease. The findings are... more
'Census' in the zebrafish's brain  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The zebrafish is a master of regeneration: If brain cells are lost due to injury or disease, it can simply reproduce them—contrary to humans, where this only happens in the fetal stage. However, the zebrafish is evolutionarily related... more
New clinical study to test retinal screening processes for early detection of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The University of Rhode Island, in collaboration with BayCare Health System in Florida and The Memory and Aging Program at... more
What causes Alzheimer's? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests  MNT · 2 weeks
The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may not be the cause of Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: What causes Alzheimer's? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests  MNT · 2 weeks
The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may not be the cause of Alzheimer's... more
Alzheimer 'tau' protein far surpasses amyloid in predicting toll on brain tissue  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The results support researchers' growing recognition that tau drives brain degeneration in Alzheimer's disease more directly than amyloid protein, and at the same time... more
Studying Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease using Pre-Formed Fibrils  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Ariel Louwrier discusses the development of pre-formed tau and alpha-synuclein fibrils for research into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. more
Tau-protein better predicts brain atrophy in Alzheimer's patients than amyloid plaques  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Brain imaging of pathological tau-protein "tangles" reliably predicts the location of future brain atrophy in Alzheimer's patients a year or more in advance, according to a... more
Obj-SCD predicts future amyloid accumulation and neurodegeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Writing in the December 30, 2019 online issue of Neurology, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report that accumulating amyloid -- an abnormal... more
Objective subtle cognitive difficulties predict amyloid accumulation and neurodegeneration  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers report that accumulating amyloid protein occurred faster among persons deemed to have 'objectively-defined subtle cognitive difficulties' (Obj-SCD) than among persons considered to be 'cognitively normal,' offering a potential new... more
Amyloid plaques may not necessarily come first in Alzheimer's disease, suggests new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The scientific community has long believed that beta-amyloid, a protein that can clump together and form sticky plaques in the brain, is... more
McGill study finds new role of apolipoprotein E4 gene in Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
For years, physicians have been aware that patients carrying the apolipoprotein E4 (APOEε4) gene are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. New... more
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