Alzheimers
New approaches to investigate the molecular causes of amyloid formation  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
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 · 9 hours
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 · 8 hours
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 · 11 hours
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 · 23 hours
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 · 1 day
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 · 1 day
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 · 1 day
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 · 1 day
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 · 2 days
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 · 3 days
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 · 3 days
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
Alzheimer's family history risk may show as memory deficit even for those in their 20s  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Results from a study of nearly 60,000 individuals suggest those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due... more
New swine model helps scientists to better understand human brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
For the first time, researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity in live... more
People with family history of Alzheimer's do not perform as well as their peers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Results from a study of nearly 60,000 individuals suggest those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due to family... more
McMaster researchers map toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest... more
Pigs help scientists understand human brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
For the first time, researchers have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity in live agricultural swine models, and they have discovered that pig brains are even better platforms than previously... more
Amyloid {beta} oligomers constrict human capillaries in Alzheimers disease via signaling to pericytes  Science Magazine · 6 days
Cerebral blood flow is reduced early in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Because most of the vascular resistance within the brain is in capillaries,... more
Scientists map toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest... more
Millions with neurological diseases could find new option in neurostimulation devices  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The United States is seeing an increase in the number of neurological diseases. Stroke is ranked as the fifth leading cause of death, with Alzheimer's being... more
Alzheimer's Disease: Brain Changes, Symptoms and Treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults. more
Sleep patterns can predict Alzheimer’s pathology later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer’s pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study of older men and women published in JNeurosci. These findings could lead... more
Healthy blood vessels could help stave off cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
High blood pressure may affect conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease by interfering with the brain’s waste management system, according to new research in rats published in JNeurosci. Maintaining blood vessel... more
Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. more
Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease. more
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.... more
How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions'  MNT · 1 week
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not. more
Medical News Today: How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions'  MNT · 1 week
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not. more
Blood pressure drug appears to be helpful for people with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory... more
Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning center, without affecting other brain regions among people with Alzheimer's disease. These findings indicate that the known decrease... more
'Food for special medical purposes' can benefit patients with earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Study supports the hypothesis that a food for special medical purposes containing Fortasyn Connect can benefit patients with mild cognitive... more
Apolipoproten E appears to be new potential druggable target for Alzheimers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Apolipoproten E is a major genetic risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease, yet the protein tends to be understudied as a potential druggable target... more
Drink containing multinutrient combination can benefit patients with mild cognitive impairment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Study supports the hypothesis that a food for special medical purposes containing Fortasyn Connect® can benefit patients with mild cognitive impairment who are at high risk... more
Potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Apolipoproten E (apoeE) is a major genetic risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease, yet it tends to be understudied as a potential druggable target for the mind-robbing neurodegenerative disease. Now a research... more
How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress?  MNT · 2 weeks
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline. more
Specific multinutrient combination benefits patients with early stage Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new longitudinal study has shown that a nutritional drink designated a 'food for special medical purposes' containing the multinutrient combination Fortasyn Connect® can benefit patients with the... more
Education, intelligence may protect cognition, but don't prevent Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a search for clues to what may delay or prevent Alzheimer's disease, scientists report that smarter, more educated people aren't protected from the disease, but do get... more
Medical News Today: How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress?  MNT · 2 weeks
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline. more
Smarter, more educated people get a cognitive 'head start', but aren't protected from Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a search for clues to what may delay or prevent Alzheimer's disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists report that smarter,... more
CAPON protein may facilitate link between two most well-known Alzheimer's culprits  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new protein involved in Alzheimer's disease has been identified by researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science. more
Alzheimer's disease protein links plaques to cell death in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new protein involved in Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been identified by researchers. CAPON may facilitate the connection between the two most well-known AD culprits, amyloid plaques and... more
Alzheimer's therapy may be effective in treating individuals addicted to opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Clinical trial results reveal that a medication used to treat Alzheimer's disease may also be an effective therapy for individuals addicted to opioids. The findings are... more
Brush your teeth -- postpone Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers in Norway have discovered a clear connection between oral health and Alzheimer's disease. more
Brush your teeth and use floss to slow down Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The researchers have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) plays a decisive role in whether a person develops Alzheimer´s or not. more
Medical News Today: Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer's diagnosis?  MNT · 3 weeks
New research suggests that using a virtual reality simulator could be more effective at detecting Alzheimer's disease than standard tests. more
Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer's diagnosis?  MNT · 3 weeks
New research suggests that using a virtual reality simulator could be more effective at detecting Alzheimer's disease than standard tests. more
Elevated Levels of ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A study published in the journal JAMA Neurology suggests that levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol,... more
Early-onset Alzheimer's: Is 'bad cholesterol' a factor?  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal. more
Medical News Today: Early-onset Alzheimer's: Is 'bad cholesterol' a factor?  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal. more
Researchers find link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers with the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University have found a link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. more
Virus 'identity change' may play a role in Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A study using human biological samples and mouse models has found what can make viruses more dangerous and how some could facilitate Alzheimer's. more
Medical News Today: Virus 'identity change' may play a role in Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A study using human biological samples and mouse models has found what can make viruses more dangerous and how some could facilitate Alzheimer's. more
High LDL linked to early-onset Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers found a link between high LDL cholesterol and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The results could help doctors understand how the disease develops and what the possible causes are, including genetic variation. more
Novel oncogenic function for receptor linked to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Common and rare SORLA single nucleotide polymorphisms have been associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease. So far, SORLA has been mainly studied in neurons, but the new study focused... more
Inhibitory neurons have two types of impact on brain oscillations  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Synchronization is important to understanding how neurons behave, which is particularly relevant with regard to brain diseases like Alzheimer's, epilepsy and Parkinson's. Now, a group of researchers has... more
Study uncovers new oncogenic function of receptor associated with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Common and rare SORLA single nucleotide polymorphisms have been associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease. more
World governments failing to address dementia crisis, ADI report reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
World governments are failing to address the dementia crisis according to a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International. more
Coat of proteins makes viruses more infectious and links them to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research shows that viruses interact with proteins in the biological fluids of their host which results in a layer of proteins... more
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