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All posts tagged "Alzheimers disease"
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
Sleep Disturbances Linked to Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease
In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University demonstrate that elderly men with self-reported sleep disturbances run a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease than men without self-reported sleep disturbances. The results are published in the scientific...
- Posted November 26, 2014
New Alzheimer’s Risk Factor Found for Women
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the nation’s most expensive disease, costing more than $200 million annually. The emotional cost of the disease is perhaps even greater. A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School...
- Posted April 17, 2014
In Familial Alzheimer’s Disease, Protein Plays More Complex Role Than Previously Thought
Alzheimer’s disease sometimes runs in families, and has been linked to the malfunction of a particular protein in the brain. Researchers have found that the problem is not simply a loss of function of the protein, suggesting...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Changes in Diabetic Brains May Explain Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
New research suggests that the effect of diabetes on our genetic material may explain why diabetics suffer from an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers have found that diabetes causes structural changes to our genome, called epigenetic...
- Posted October 24, 2013
Increased Understanding of What Alzheimers-Linked Protein Does in Cells
The protein beta-secretase-1 has been linked to Alzheimers disease. New research has increased understanding of what the protein does at the cellular level, and how inhibiting it to treat the disease could cause significant side effects on...
- Posted June 24, 2013
Genetic Markers Linked to Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Hint at Potential Treatments
Alzheimer’s disease is linked to the formation of protein plaques in the brain, but how these plaques form is still not clear. A new study has found key genetic markers that are linked to plaque formation and...
- Posted April 5, 2013