Alzheimers
Medical News Today: Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 18 hours
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein. more
UCI study finds link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
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
Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 19 hours
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 · 23 hours
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 · 1 day
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 · 1 day
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
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 · 3 days
More than three decades of research on Alzheimer's disease have not produced any major treatment advances for those with the... more
Alzheimer's in women: Could midlife stress play a role?  MNT · 3 days
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's in women: Could midlife stress play a role?  MNT · 3 days
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease. more
Biochemists discover new insights into what may go awry in brains of Alzheimer's patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Three decades of research on Alzheimer's disease have not produced major treatment advances for patients. Researchers now report new insights... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness  MNT · 4 days
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and... more
Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness  MNT · 4 days
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzheimer's. more
Alzheimer’s targets brain cells that help people stay awake  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
Nerve cells in the brain that are tied to wakefulness are destroyed in people with Alzheimer’s, a finding that may refocus dementia research. more
Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University boosts medical research  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Better treatment and management of chronic diseases such as breast cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s is one step closer with the official opening of Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus... more
Regular exercise may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Regular exerciss may help prevent cognitive decline seen in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. more
Genes linked to Alzheimer's risk, resilience ID'd  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have identified a pair of genes that influence risk for both late-onset and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. more
New drug targets early instigator of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Medicinal chemists are exploring a small molecule drug known as DYR219. The promising therapy, while still in the experimental stages, may succeed where other treatments have failed, and could be effective against... more
Nanotechnology could boost stem cell transplantation research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
New nanotechnology could aid stem cell transplantation research  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
Alzheimer’s disease risk gene is involved in synaptic transmission  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study published today in the journal Cell Reports sheds new light on how the CD2AP gene may enhance Alzheimer's disease susceptibility. more
New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Neurofibrillary plaques and tau protein are among the most widely known pathological entities characterizing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but new research at the University of California, Riverside, has come up with another plausible... more
Beta amyloid structure mapped in new Alzheimer’s research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In search of a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), scientists have found out the molecular structure of a type of protein called beta amyloid that accumulates within brain cells, eventually killing... more
Tissue model of Alzheimer's mimics beta-amyloid's effects on blood-brain barrier  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They can also damage the blood-brain barrier... more
Engineers develop tissue model that mimics beta-amyloid's effects on blood-brain barrier  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. more
Researchers identify alternate chemistry that could account for Alzheimer's pathologies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, is characterized by plaques and tangles in the brain, with most efforts at finding a cure focused... more
Alzheimer's disease attacks brain regions responsible for wakefulness  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease begin to unfold. more
Medical News Today: Blood test can identify Alzheimer's 2 decades before symptoms  MNT · 1 week
A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia. more
An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, is characterized by plaques and tangles in the brain, with most efforts at finding a cure focused on these abnormal structures.... more
Mapping the structure of protein aggregate that leads to Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A research team has mapped the molecular structure of an aggressive protein aggregate that causes acceleration of Alzheimer's disease. more
Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study shows how the Alzheimer's disease allows toxins to pass through the blood-brain barrier, further harming neurons. more
Psychiatric symptoms may indicate the beginning of Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of São Paulo have shown that the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s brain pathology are tightly linked to neuropsychiatric symptoms such as... more
Alzheimer's disease destroys neurons that keep us awake  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have noted excessive daytime napping can develop long before memory problems of Alzheimer's disease appear. Prior studies considered excessive daytime napping compensation for poor nighttime sleep caused by Alzheimer's-related disruptions in... more
Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s  MIT · 1 week
Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons. more
Excessive daytime sleeping could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Excessive daytime napping often develops long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease occur. Now, researchers may have found the striking new biological explanation for this phenomenon. more
Regular, moderate exercise appears to prevent development of physical signs of Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Moderate exercise is not only good for memory as people age, it also appears to help prevent the development of physical signs of Alzheimer's,... more
Depression symptoms together with AD pathology could trigger changes in memory and thinking  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Increasingly, Alzheimer's disease research has focused on the preclinical stage, when people have biological evidence of AD but no or minimal symptoms,... more
New soft neural implant can be wirelessly controlled using a smartphone  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a soft neural implant that can be wirelessly controlled using a smartphone. It is the first wireless neural device capable of indefinitely delivering... more
Depression symptoms in Alzheimer's could be signs for cognitive decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Depression symptoms in cognitively healthy older individuals together with brain amyloid, a biological marker of Alzheimer's could trigger changes in memory and thinking over time. more
Researchers identify direct toxic action of beta-amyloid in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The brains of Alzheimer's patients who have already developed clinical symptoms contain large clumps of the protein beta-amyloid, known as plaques. Many therapeutic approaches focus on removing plaques,... more
High-energy lasers could be used to treat Alzheimer's disease in the future  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The aggregation of amyloid protein fibrils is involved in diseases such as amyloidosis and even Alzheimer's. Thus, dissociation of these amyloid fibrils is crucial... more
Strong free-electron lasers can be used to break down amyloid protein aggregates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Amyloid fibrils are a type of self-assembled proteins/peptides that take on a stacked sheet-like formation. Amyloid fibril aggregates are known to be a cause... more
A vicious cycle of {beta} amyloid-dependent neuronal hyperactivation  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
β-amyloid (Aβ)–dependent neuronal hyperactivity is believed to contribute to the circuit dysfunction that characterizes the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Although experimental evidence in support of this hypothesis continues to accrue,... more
Insulin affects the brain in more ways than previously believed  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A University at Albany neuroscientist is working to understand the connection between type 2 diabetes and memory processing diseases such as Alzheimer's – finding that insulin affects the... more
[Editors' Choice] Secreted frizzled-related protein 1 frazzles the brain in Alzheimers disease  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Inhibition of ADAM10 α-secretase activity in neurons by secreted frizzled-related protein 1 may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease progression. more
New initiative launched to support development and application of psychology research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In recent years, efforts to understand the workings of the mind have taken on new-found urgency. Not only are psychological and neurological disorders -- from Alzheimer's... more
Amyloid PET scan is not an effective method for measuring severity, progression of Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
While the presence of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain may be a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, giving patients an amyloid... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Researchers create model to predict decline  MNT · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that they suggest can accurately predict a person's Alzheimer's-related cognitive decline. more
Alzheimer's: Researchers create model to predict decline  MNT · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that they suggest can accurately predict a person's Alzheimer's-related cognitive decline. more
Amyloid is a less accurate marker for measuring severity, progression of Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers find fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET is a better indicator of cognitive performance when compared to PET scans that detect amyloid protein. more
Scientists study how mobile phones can be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Future treatments for age-related dementia could involve mobile phone frequency electromagnetic fields, researchers at Nazarbayev University and the National Laboratory Astana investigate. more
Smartphone-controlled soft brain implant to treat brain disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, depression, pain disorders and addictions could now be treated from within the brain itself using an intriguing new soft implant in the brain itself. more
Scientists can now manipulate brain cells using smartphone  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a soft neural implant capable of delivering multiple drugs and colour lights which neuroscientists believe can speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression,... more
Research findings could help identify Alzheimer's patients who will benefit from exercise  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A novel study has discovered metabolites that predict which Alzheimer's patients are likely to see their symptoms improve with exercise therapy. more
Scientists can now manipulate brain cells using smartphone  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A team of scientists have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone. The device could speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases... more
Medical News Today: 'New wave of Alzheimer's research' looks to the liver for clues  MNT · 3 weeks
Specialists call for a more holistic approach to Alzheimer's research, taking in the brain's relationship with other organs, including the... more
'New wave of Alzheimer's research' looks to the liver for clues  MNT · 3 weeks
Specialists call for a more holistic approach to Alzheimer's research, taking in the brain's relationship with other organs, including the liver. more
New model predicts cognitive decline of patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new model developed at MIT can help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer's disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline due to... more
Scientist wins two-year grant for diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's via innovative skin test  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD, an expert in prion and degenerative neurological diseases, has received a two-year grant for developing diagnostic tools for... more
Model predicts cognitive decline due to Alzheimer's, up to two years out  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An artificial intelligence model predicts cognitive decline of patients at risk for Alzheimer's disease by predicting their cognition test scores up to 2 years... more
Blood test may accurately identify people with early Alzheimer's brain changes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer's disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their... more
Model predicts cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s, up to two years out  MIT · 3 weeks
Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments. more
Alzheimers may be linked to genes that code formation of contacts between neurons  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A team of neurobiologists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University published an article on their study of the causes of... more
Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer's before symptoms arise  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A blood test to detect the brain changes of early Alzheimer's disease has moved one step closer to reality. Researchers report that they can measure levels... more
Mice brain study reveals secrets about Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from University of California, Irvine have found the key responses of brain cells to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and say that this could help them understand the chronic debilitating and progressive neurodegenerative disease better... more
Liver function may be important in Alzheimer’s disease risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study shows a strong link between altered liver function and the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This correlates with recent data on the role played by diseases affecting... more
Important steps to slow down Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Alzheimer's Disease is the most common type of dementia. It slowly kills brain cells and is the fifth-leading cause of death for Americans age 65 and over. more
Research uncovers novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research from the Alzheimer's Disease Metabolomics Consortium and Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative has uncovered novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer's disease, paving a new path toward... more
Call it Mighty Mouse: Breakthrough leaps Alzheimer's research hurdle  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have made it possible to learn how key human brain cells respond to Alzheimer's, vaulting a major obstacle in the quest to understand and one day vanquish it. By... more
Novel discovery of links between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research has uncovered novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer's disease (AD), paving a new path toward a systems level view of Alzheimer's relevant for early detection... more
Analysis reveals economic cost of Alzheimer's disease and dementia are 'tip of the iceberg'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new research review highlighting the hidden costs of dementia suggests that traditional measures only show the 'tip of the... more
UC Berkeley awarded $47 million grant to study how healthy lifestyle changes the aging brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of California, Berkeley announced today that it has received a five-year grant expected to total $47... more
Medical News Today: Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with... more
Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with aging. more
Weak electron attraction helps hold together amyloid beta sheets found in Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The chemical interactions that give proteins their shape may be weaker and more numerous than previously recognized. These weak connections provide a new way... more
Alzheimer's protein is likely held together with many weak chemical interactions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The chemical interactions that give proteins their shape may be weaker and more numerous than previously recognized. Chemists modeled the building blocks of the protein structure... more
Altered protein and mutated clusters of genes in Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Alzheimer's disease (AD) diagnosis and treatment has been a challenge and this is mainly due to the varying degrees of degeneration and cognitive damage seen in different patients.... more
Protein-gene interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
UC San Diego researchers have used the transcriptome -- the sum of all messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules expressed from genes -- to map protein-gene interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease. more
Alzheimer's Association awards $3 million grant to support Longeveron's innovative clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
The Alzheimer's Association has awarded Longeveron LLC, a Miami-based biopharmaceutical company that develops cellular therapies for aging-related diseases, a $3 million grant to be... more
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