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All posts tagged "Alzheimers disease"
Studying Down Syndrome to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome have more in common than you may have realized. The link between a protein typically associated with Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on memory and cognition may not be as clear as...
- Posted May 15, 2015
Explaining Toxicity of Alzheimer’s Protein Structure
In an online study in the journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined the molecular structure of one of the proteins in the fine fibers of the brain plaques that...
- Posted May 14, 2015
Alzheimer’s and Cardiovascular Disease Carry Similar Genetic Risk Factors
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have found genetic overlap between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors: high levels of inflammatory C-reactive...
- Posted April 22, 2015
Speech Analysis Key to Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is the most significant cause of dementia in the elderly: it affects over 35 million people worldwide. It is reckoned that Alzheimer’s could reach epidemic proportions in developed countries unless therapies to cure or prevent...
- Posted March 26, 2015
Diet Changes May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease
What you eat benefits you in ways we are only now fully beginning to understand. A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, even if the...
- Posted March 23, 2015
Test May Shed Light on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Disease
Scientists have discovered a skin test that may shed new light on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, according to a study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April...
- Posted March 5, 2015
New Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy Shows Promise
Alzheimer’s Disease takes a terrible toll on both patients and their families, but new research may offer hope for treating this condition. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have evaluated an innovative Alzheimer’s therapy in which the patients receive an...
- Posted February 25, 2015
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Find Support Through Care2Caregivers
Elvis Gardin likens being a caregiver to a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease to being alone on an island. “When a family member is diagnosed, those who assume their care enter uncharted territory with few...
- Posted February 20, 2015
University of Florida Research Suggests Trigger for Plaque in Alzheimer’s Patients
In a counterintuitive finding reported in a new paper, University of Florida researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which anti-inflammatory processes may trigger Alzheimer’s Disease. Inflammation has long been studied in Alzheimer’s patients, but new research suggest...
- Posted January 27, 2015
Elevated Testosterone Levels Linked to High Aggression in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients
Testorone has a complicated relationship with Alzheimer’s Disease. Studies have found that having lower testosterone levels increased the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, said Dr. James Hall, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at UNT Health Science...
- Posted December 24, 2014