Alzheimers
Researcher conducts study to investigate peripheral blood markers of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Β-amyloid formation, an indicative element of Alzheimer's disease, is a consequence of alternative expression of enzymes involved in the cleavage of amyloid precursor protein, leading to... more
Researchers use brain connectome to reassess neuroimaging findings of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer's disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people by... more
Wiring diagram of the brain provides a clearer picture of brain scan data  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Neuroscientists have used data from the human brain connectome -- a publicly available 'wiring diagram' of the human brain based on data... more
Alzheimer's could possibly be spread via contaminated neurosurgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have found that surgical instruments used for neurosurgery could get contaminated by the altered brain proteins that are seen in Alzheimer’s disease. These instruments are capable of spreading the condition if... more
Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Unlike the more common Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia tends to afflict young people. It accounts for an estimated 20 percent of all cases of early-onset dementia. more
Amyloid pathology transmission in lab mice and historic medical treatments  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A study has confirmed that some vials of a hormone used in discontinued medical treatments contained seeds of a protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease, and are able to... more
Here’s a rare way that an Alzheimer’s protein can spread  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
Amyloid-beta found in vials of growth hormone can move from brain to brain, a mouse study shows. more
UAlberta scientists identify biomarkers for detecting Alzheimer's disease in saliva samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
University of Alberta scientists have identified three biomarkers for detecting mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease in saliva samples. The research has promising results for application... more
Scientists pave the way for saliva test for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have identified three biomarkers for detecting mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease in saliva samples. The research has promising results for application in a clinical setting. more
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with Alzheimer's drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer's disease. more
Single tau molecule holds clues to help diagnose neurodegeneration in its earliest stages  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer's disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to... more
Study finds 117% increase in number of dementia sufferers in 26 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
An international group of collaborating scientists that includes HSE Professor Vasily Vlasov has analyzed data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease... more
New discoveries predict ability to forecast dementia from single molecule  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer's disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to forecast which type of dementia will... more
Researchers identify potential diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified in live human brains new radioactive “tracer” molecules that bind to and “light up” tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases... more
Medical News Today: Future of Alzheimer's therapy: What is the best approach?  MNT · 7 days
A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward. more
Promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have identified in live human brains new radioactive 'tracer' molecules that bind to and 'light up' tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. more
Obesity, risk of cognitive dysfunction? Consider high-intensity interval exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals. They are the first to examine the modulatory role of an exercise-induced... more
Future of Alzheimer's therapy: What is the best approach?  MNT · 7 days
A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward. more
Memory tests predict brain atrophy and Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer's disease, as indicated by a study. Researchers suggest that comprehensive use of memory tests could improve the diagnosis of... more
Episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease, as indicated by a study carried out at the University of Helsinki... more
Novel therapeutic targets based on biology of aging show promise for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A scientific strategy that explores therapeutic targets based on the biology of aging is gaining ground as an effective approach to prevent... more
A new blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer's  MNT · 1 week
New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate the study's promising results, it may be a breakthrough. more
Medical News Today: A new blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer's  MNT · 1 week
New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate the study's promising results, it may be a breakthrough. more
Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the... more
Researchers are developing blood test to diagnose or predict Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Today, the only way to definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease in life is through brain scans and tests of cerebrospinal fluid that must be collected via lumbar... more
Mapping brain microglia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Microglia are known to be important to brain function. The immune cells have been found to protect the brain from injury and infection and are critical during brain development, helping circuits wire properly. They also seem to play a role... more
CWRU researcher secures $14.6 million funding for genetic study into Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Alzheimer's disease symptoms, such as memory loss or cognitive decline, can present in different ways among people with diverse ethnic backgrounds. Researchers know that... more
Not one disease: Researchers classify Alzheimer's patients in six subgroups  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers studying Alzheimer's disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer's disease, a finding that may open the door for personalized treatments. more
Reproductive cycle may provide new window into Alzheimer’s disease risk among women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Female mice destined to develop Alzheimer’s-like pathology and related cognitive impairments display a unique pattern of fluctuation in sex hormones during the ovarian cycle,... more
Researchers create new approach to classify patients with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers studying Alzheimer's disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer's disease, a finding that may open the door for personalized treatments. more
Biologists show inner workings of cellular 'undertaker'  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have deciphered how the proteasome converts energy into mechanical motion that untangles and unfolds proteins for destruction. The findings could help us understand how proteasomes keep diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's at... more
Scientists develop minimally invasive brain probe  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz-IPHT) in Jena and the University of Edinburgh have succeeded in using a hair-thin fiber endoscope to gain insights into previously inaccessible brain structures. This study has been... more
Insight into the brain's hidden depths: Scientists develop minimally invasive probe  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
This could be a major step towards a better understanding of the functions of deeply hidden brain compartments, such as the formation of memories, as well... more
Alzheimer's may soon be treated with HIV drugs  MNT · 3 weeks
For the first time, scientists show how the gene that produces brain toxicity in Alzheimer's is 'recombined' using the same enzyme found in HIV. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's may soon be treated with HIV drugs  MNT · 3 weeks
For the first time, scientists show how the gene that produces brain toxicity in Alzheimer's is 'recombined' using the same enzyme found in HIV. more
People with Alzheimer’s disease using strong opioids have increased risk of hip fracture  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People using strong painkillers, opioids, have twice the risk of hip fracture compared to non-opioid users, a new study from the University... more
Never-before-seen DNA recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified gene recombination in neurons that produces thousands of new gene variants within Alzheimer's disease brains. The study reveals for the first time how the Alzheimer's-linked... more
Medical News Today: Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's?  MNT · 4 weeks
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds that this neurological disease shares some genetic risk factors with several cardiovascular conditions. more
Breakthrough Alzheimer's discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study has found that the neurons in the brain can alter their genetic make-up unlike other cells of the body which remain constant. more
Slowed brainwaves linked to early signs of brain cells going haywire due to dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
To turn back the clock on Alzheimer's disease, many researchers are seeking ways to effectively diagnose the neurodegenerative disorder earlier.... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's vaccine draws closer  MNT · 4 weeks
Building on more than a decade of scientific research, a recent paper brings us one step closer to developing a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease. more
Chemists develop new method for selective binding of proteins  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new method of selectively binding proteins to nanoparticles has been described by a team of German and Chinese researchers headed by Prof. Bart Jan Ravoo, a chemist at the... more
Researchers discover new information on pathological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered a mechanism by which harmful tau protein aggregates are transmitted between neurons. Alongside amyloid plaques, tau aggregates in the brain... more
First probabilistic atlas of thalamus nuclei to better understand the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A multidisciplinary study led by BCBL, a Basque research center, opens the door to the investigation of the structure and functions of human thalamic nuclei and... more
DNA vaccine reduces levels of toxic proteins in Alzheimer’s model  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new DNA vaccine that reduces the build-up of the toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease. more
Replacement of dysfunctional microglia has therapeutic potential for neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet supports the theory that replacement of dysfunctional immune cells in the brain has therapeutic potential for neurodegenerative diseases like ALS... more
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