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Good heart health can equal good brain health, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Emory University researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health - showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's... more
Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk  NPR · 6 hours
Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia. more
New analysis shows that direct medical costs are major cost driver of Alzheimer’s care in Thailand  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes... more
Study shows link between high-fat diet and earlier appearance of Alzheimer's markers in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Once it begins, Alzheimer's disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the... more
Metabolic dysfunction found to be primary cause of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of researchers led by Yale-NUS College has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. more
Treatment of metabolic dysfunction could be a potential therapy for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of researchers has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. more
Study reveals how collapse of protein processes is driver of aging and death  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Cells undergo natural aging and death, processes that impact a multitude of cellular factors. A new Stony Brook University-led study, to be... more
In a first, scientists pinpoint neural activity's role in human longevity  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers discover that the activity of the nervous system might influence human longevity. Neural excitation linked to shorter life, while suppression of overactivity appears to extend... more
Scientists develop test for uncommon brain diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have developed an ultrasensitive new test to detect abnormal forms of the protein tau associated with uncommon types of neurodegenerative diseases called tauopathies. This advance gives them hope of using cerebrospinal fluid, or... more
Protein misfolding as a risk marker for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
In symptom-free individuals, the detection of misfolded amyloid-beta protein in the blood indicated a considerably higher risk of Alzheimer's disease -- up to 14 years before a clinical diagnosis was... more
Amyloid-β protein misfolding proves to be strong risk prediction marker for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In symptom-free individuals, the detection of misfolded amyloid-β protein in the blood indicated a considerably higher risk of Alzheimer's disease - up to 14... more
Finnish study offers new information about molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers have discovered new changes in blood samples associated with Alzheimer's disease. A new international study was conducted on disease-discordant Finnish twin pairs: one sibling suffering... more
Changes associated with Alzheimer's disease detectable in blood samples  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have discovered new changes in blood samples associated with Alzheimer's disease. A new international study was conducted on disease-discordant Finnish twin pairs: one sibling suffering from Alzheimer's disease and... more
Alzheimer's disease: Brain immune cells may offer new treatment target  MNT · 1 week
A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer's disease to brain immune cells called microglia. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Brain immune cells may offer new treatment target  MNT · 1 week
A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer's disease to brain immune cells called microglia. more
Medical News Today: What to know about acetylcholine  MNT · 1 week
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s,... more
What to know about acetylcholine  MNT · 1 week
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and their treatments. more
Targeting immune cells may be potential therapy for Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A study has found that microglia drive neurodegeneration in diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, that are linked to tau protein. Targeting microglia may help treat such diseases. more
New study to examine link between sleep problems, cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Everybody knows sleep is good for your body. It may be good for your mind, too. That's what scientists at Wake Forest... more
Linguists examine use of language before and after Alzheimer's diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of Toronto specializing in language variation and change have identified a specific relationship between an individual's use of language, and the transition from healthy... more
Suppressing brain immune cells might prevent or delay the onset of dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Messy tangles of a protein called tau can be found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease and some other neurodegenerative diseases. In... more
Sex-specific verbal memory test cut-offs may improve amnestic MCI diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Women make up two-thirds of patients with Alzheimer's disease - so why is it that women are less likely than men to be diagnosed with its precursor, amnestic... more
Sleep disturbances may increase Alzheimer's risk among Hispanics, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Sleep disturbances among Hispanics may increase their risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study led by a University of Miami Miller School neurologist... more
GUMC now offers three clinical trials to study treatments for LBD  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Georgetown University Medical Center, a Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Association Research Center of Excellence, is now offering three clinical trials to study new treatments for LBD,... more
Existing blood thinner delays Alzheimer's disease in mice  MNT · 2 weeks
New research in mice suggests that dabigatran, a blood thinning drug, may help delay the development of Alzheimer's by maintaining normal brain blood flow. more
Medical News Today: Existing blood thinner delays Alzheimer's disease in mice  MNT · 2 weeks
New research in mice suggests that dabigatran, a blood thinning drug, may help delay the development of Alzheimer's by maintaining normal brain blood flow. more
Using blood and plasma for earlier detection of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The promise of earlier detection of diseases such as Alzheimer's is welcome news to the millions of families in the United States already affected by the various types... more
Alzheimer’s plaque emerges early and deep in the brain  MIT · 2 weeks
Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits. more
Study reveals link between alterations in RNA splicing and Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A collaborative study published today in the journal Cell Reports provides evidence for a new molecular cause for neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease. more
Antipsychotic use associated with higher accumulation of hospital days in Alzheimer's patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People with Alzheimer's disease who used antipsychotic drugs had a higher number of accumulated hospital days than people with Alzheimer's disease who did not... more
Researchers develop new online platform to improve autonomy of people with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers of Valencia's Polytechnic University, have contributed to the development of a new online platform that helps improve the autonomy and self-reliance... more
Study pinpoints Alzheimer's plaque emergence early and deep in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
By scanning whole brains of Alzheimer's model mice from an early age, researchers were able to precisely trace the terrible march of amyloid plaques from deep... more
New study pinpoints emergence and progression of Alzheimer's plaque in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Long before symptoms like memory loss even emerge, the underlying pathology of Alzheimer's disease, such as an accumulation of amyloid protein plaques, is well... more
Experts call for public health campaign aimed at promoting 'brain-healthy lifestyle'  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Experts are calling for a public health campaign aimed at promoting a 'brain-healthy lifestyle' to reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's... more
Alzheimer's Association selects Wiley as its publishing partner  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the Alzheimer's Association are pleased to announce that the Alzheimer's Association has selected Wiley as its publishing partner for its three publications. more
UCI biologists make major breakthrough in combating inflammation linked to Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
University of California, Irvine biologists blazing new approaches to studying Alzheimer's have made a major finding on combating inflammation linked to the disease. more
A brain protein that could put the brakes on Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Biologists blazing new approaches to studying Alzheimer's have made a major finding on combating inflammation linked to the disease. The researchers' discovery about the role of a protein... more
Researchers receive $4 million grant to test platform on dementia management  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Agitation and aggression, among others, known as behavioral and psychological symptoms, are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. more
Penn researchers win NIA grant to study link between Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR) at the University of Pennsylvania has received a grant expected to total $18.1 million to... more
Lifelong choline supplementation holds potential to prevent Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a new study, Biodesign researchers reveal that a lifelong dietary regimen of choline holds the potential to prevent Alzheimer's disease. more
Common nutrient supplementation may hold the answers to combating Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In a new study, researchers reveal that a lifelong dietary regimen of choline holds the potential to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD). more
How tau protein causes brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researches have described a new technique to find out how Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects nerve cells. more
Tracking Alzheimer's disease pathology in single neuronal cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a superior method to describe the very earliest effects that Alzheimer's Disease proteins have on the properties of brain cells. more
New approach may save brain cells in neurodegenerative diseases  MNT · 4 weeks
Neuron damage and death in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases may be preventable by targeting a shared cause of inflammation. more
Medical News Today: New approach may save brain cells in neurodegenerative diseases  MNT · 4 weeks
Neuron damage and death in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases may be preventable by targeting a shared cause of inflammation. more
Testing the usability of novel mobile app designed to improve care for Alzheimer's patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A Regenstrief Institute research scientist is testing a novel mobile app designed to improve care for people with Alzheimer's disease.... more
Researchers develop superior method to track Alzheimer’s pathology in single neuronal cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
University of Warwick researchers have developed a superior method to describe the very earliest effects that Alzheimer's Disease proteins have on the properties of... more
Air pollution in global megacities linked to children's cognitive decline, Alzheimer's and death  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In megacities around the world, including Mexico City, Jakarta, New Delhi, Beijing, Los Angeles, Paris and London, humans are polluting air at... more
Healthy organelles, healthy cells  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
It has recently become clear just how important membraneless organelles are for cells. Now biochemists at ETH Zurich have discovered a novel mechanism that regulates the formation of these organelles. This has laid the foundation for more targeted research into... more
Fluctuating blood pressure may speed up cognitive decline in Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
New evidence suggests that managing blood pressure may help slow down the progression of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: Fluctuating blood pressure may speed up cognitive decline in Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
New evidence suggests that managing blood pressure may help slow down the progression of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: Walking patterns may help differentiate types of dementia  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study suggests that people with Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's have distinct walking patterns that may match cognitive and disease changes. more
Walking patterns may help differentiate types of dementia  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study suggests that people with Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's have distinct walking patterns that may match cognitive and disease changes. more
Probes shed new light on Alzheimer's cause  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists synthesize fluorescent ruthenium tags to track toxic amyloids in lab. more
Scientists to present new findings on gene therapy at Neuroscience 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Gene therapy shows promise as a way to treat and cure presently incurable neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). more
Ruthenium probes shed new light on cause of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Rice University researchers have found a way to track the formation of soluble amyloid beta peptide aggregates implicated in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. more
Probes shed new light on Alzheimer's cause  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Rice University researchers have found a way to track the formation of soluble amyloid beta peptide aggregates implicated in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. more
Probes shed new light on Alzheimer's cause  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have found a way to track the formation of soluble amyloid beta peptide aggregates in lab samples. The aggregates are implicated in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. more
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