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All posts tagged "Alzheimers disease"
New Discovery May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease can have a devastating effect on patients as well as their loved ones. Recent data from preclinical and clinical studies strengthens the hypothesis that immune system-mediated actions contribute to and drive pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s disease....
- Posted October 6, 2015
Understanding the Progression Toward Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed late in its progression and sometimes up to fifteen years after its first effects on the brain. It is important to identify the early indicators so that patients can receive treatment as soon...
- Posted September 24, 2015
Alzheimer’s Disease Linked to Fat in the Brain
People with Alzheimer’s disease have fat deposits in the brain, which may help to explain the progression of the disease. Researchers affiliated with the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered accumulations of fat droplets...
- Posted August 31, 2015
Exploring the Link Between Coffee Consumption and Cognitive Impairment
A new study by researchers at the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy, Geriatric Unit & Laboratory of Gerontology and Geriatrics, IRCCS “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy, and Istituto Superiore di Sanità...
- Posted August 7, 2015
Alzheimer’s Works Differently in Patients with Down Syndrome
A new study may provide insight as to the best way to treat Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have completed a study that revealed differences in the way brain inflammation...
- Posted July 3, 2015
Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
Understanding the link between high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease could have the potential to affect the quality of life of thousands of Americans. A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood...
- Posted June 30, 2015
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