Alzheimers
New study improves understanding of widespread diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
When proteins in the brain form deposits consisting of insoluble aggregates, diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's can occur. Now a research team has come a step closer to understanding this process. more
How two experimental Alzheimer's drugs reverse aging  MNT · 2 days
New research in mice reveals the molecular and genetic mechanisms through which two Alzheimer's drug candidates can reverse aging in general. more
Medical News Today: How two experimental Alzheimer's drugs reverse aging  MNT · 2 days
New research in mice reveals the molecular and genetic mechanisms through which two Alzheimer's drug candidates can reverse aging in general. more
New study enhances knowledge about widespread diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
When proteins in the brain form deposits consisting of insoluble aggregates, diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's can occur. Now a research team has come a step closer to understanding this process. more
Research suggests contributory role of 'Asian glow' mutation and alcohol to Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study from Stanford, published on December 12 in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, suggests that an important enzyme that helps break down... more
Mouse study tests a novel approach against Alzheimer's  MNT · 3 days
In a mouse study, researchers have tested the potential of a ketone ester-rich diet in slowing down Alzheimer's, and have found this approach promising. more
Your genes aren't the only factor dictating Alzheimer's risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In the first study published about Alzheimer's disease among identical triplets, researchers found that despite sharing the same DNA, two of the triplets developed Alzheimer's while one did not. more
Medical News Today: Mouse study tests a novel approach against Alzheimer's  MNT · 3 days
In a mouse study, researchers have tested the potential of a ketone ester-rich diet in slowing down Alzheimer's, and have found this approach promising. more
Researchers making major inroads into finding the cause of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Australian researchers are making major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected... more
Medical News Today: Transport breakdown in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's  MNT · 3 days
New research in mice and flies suggests that failure to transport molecules that break down proteins in neurons may lead to neurodegenerative... more
New insights to major disease pathways  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Flinders researchers have made major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected by oxidative stress in the human body. more
Transport breakdown in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's  MNT · 4 days
New research in mice and flies suggests that failure to transport molecules that break down proteins in neurons may lead to neurodegenerative diseases. more
Scientists eager to explain brain rhythm boost's broad impact in Alzheimer's models  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Neuroscientists lay out the the few knowns and many unknowns that must be understood to determine why sensory stimuluation of 40Hz brain rhythms have... more
Genetic code doesn't dictate whether a person is guaranteed to develop Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The colour of our eyes or the straightness of our hair is linked to our DNA, but the development of Alzheimer's disease isn't exclusively... more
Experimental Alzheimer’s drugs show promise  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers from Salk have found that two experimental drugs named CMS121 and J147 may improve memory functions and reduce the progression of memory decline and brain degeneration in mice models of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The researchers published their... more
Sleep fragmentation, microglial aging, and cognitive impairment in adults with and without Alzheimers dementia  Science Magazine · 4 days
Sleep disruption is associated with cognitive decline and dementia in older adults; however, the underlying mechanisms are unclear. In rodents,... more
The secret to a long life? For worms, a cellular recycling protein is key  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have shown that worms live longer lives if they produce excess levels of a protein, p62, which recognizes toxic... more
Study could help improve GENUS to become a therapeutic approach for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The sweeping extent to which increasing 40Hz "gamma" rhythm power in the brain can affect the pathology and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease... more
Dementia study reveals how proteins interact to stop brain signals  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Fresh insights into damaging proteins that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could aid the quest for treatments. more
The secret to a long life? For worms, a cellular recycling protein is key  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that worms live longer lives if they produce excess levels... more
Alzheimer's drug candidates reverse broader aging, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
In mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, the investigational drug candidates known as CMS121 and J147 improve memory and slow the degeneration of brain cells. Now, researchers have shown how these compounds can... more
'Advance Care Specialist Program' expands to 170 nursing homes across the country  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A training program that helps nursing homes offer advance care planning support to residents with Alzheimer's disease and their family members is expanding to... more
Eating more ketones may fight against Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A ketone-supplemented diet may protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to research in mice. more
Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays – but... more
Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which... more
Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition  MNT · 1 week
New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition  MNT · 1 week
New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4. more
Experts split sharply over experimental Alzheimer’s drug  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Experts are sharply split over the effectiveness of an experimental new Alzheimer’s drug more
New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer’s disease  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain... more
ADDF announces new awards through its Diagnostics Accelerator initiative  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation announced six new investments totaling $6 million through its Diagnostics Accelerator initiative. more
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia more
Scientists create artificial neurons that help cure chronic diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Artificial brain cells could now be implanted in the brain to repair the damage caused by chronic diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions, thanks to a team... more
New study aims to understand surrogate decision challenges for LGBT patients with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Facing Alzheimer's disease in a loved one is challenging under any circumstances but may be even more challenging when the patient is... more
“Tic-Tac-Toe” tackles Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Drawing on multiple scientific disciplines, a new team is gearing up for a fresh onslaught on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the extremely common age-related condition associated with loss of memory and disability. more
Failure in proteasome transportation system may cause neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
All neurodegenerative diseases have a common thread: the appearance of protein clumps in the brain such as amyloid-beta plaques in Alzheimer's disease and alpha synuclein aggregates in Parkinson's. more
Scientists develop artificial neurons on silicon chips  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Artificial neurons on silicon chips that behave just like the real thing have been invented by scientists - a first-of-its-kind achievement with enormous scope for medical devices to cure chronic diseases, such as heart... more
Focused ultrasound may open door to Alzheimer's treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Focused ultrasound is a safe and effective way to target and open areas of the blood-brain barrier, potentially allowing for new treatment approaches to Alzheimer's disease, according to initial results from a... more
Alzheimer's may soon be treated with low dose radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new Phase I study is in the pipeline that would try the effects of low dose radiation therapy for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers from the... more
Study shows potential of hydromethylthionine treatment for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a paper published in today's online issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (DOI 10.3233/JAD-190772), TauRx has reported unexpected results of a pharmacokinetic analysis of the relationship between treatment... more
Skiing associated with reduced risk of vascular dementia but not Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia - but not Alzheimer's. more
Oligomerix and Feinstein Institutes publish preclinical data of Alzheimer's disease treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Oligomerix, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of tau oligomer inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, and the Feinstein Institutes for Medical... more
Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you... more
Skiers have lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's.... more
New hope for diagnosing, treating Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study led by researchers at Monash University has opened up new hope for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer's disease. more
Alzheimer's: Poor air quality may contribute to cognitive decline  MNT · 3 weeks
A recent study adds to the evidence linking air pollution with cognitive decline. The researchers also suggest a possible underlying mechanism. more
Inflammation drives tau damage in Alzheimer's  MNT · 3 weeks
Inflammation drives neuron damage by tau protein accumulation in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative brain diseases, according to new research. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Poor air quality may contribute to cognitive decline  MNT · 3 weeks
A recent study adds to the evidence linking air pollution with cognitive decline. The researchers also suggest a possible underlying mechanism. more
Medical News Today: Inflammation drives tau damage in Alzheimer's  MNT · 3 weeks
Inflammation drives neuron damage by tau protein accumulation in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative brain diseases, according to new research. more
Inflammatory processes drive progression of Alzheimer's and other brain diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Inflammation drives the progression of neurodegenerative brain diseases and plays a major role in the accumulation of tau proteins within neurons. The results indicate that inflammatory processes represent... more
Gene linked to Alzheimer’s plays indirect role in increasing delirium risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Marked by acute temporary confusion, disorientation and/or agitation, postoperative delirium is the most common post-surgical complication in older adults, striking as many as half of adults... more
Study uncovers new Alzheimer's risk gene  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new paper in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology finds a gene that may help explain a large part of the genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. more
Air pollution associated with memory decline and Alzheimer's-like brain atrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines in memory and more Alzheimer's-like brain atrophy than their counterparts... more
New nanoscale technology shown to inhibit development of Alzheimer's disease  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed nanoscale silicon chips for direct insertion of neural growth factor into the brain and its release into the target tissue. more
Researchers develop new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and their partners at Bar Ilan University have developed new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease. more
Key Alzheimer's gene variants act differently among Caribbean Hispanics based on ancestry  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Researchers looking to uncover the mysteries of Alzheimer's disease have revealed new insights from old variants. more
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