Findings offer new insight into early changes that occur during AD pathology
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, involving memory loss and a reduction in cognitive abilities.
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Antidepressants can be used to treat Alzheimer's disease
Scientists at the University of Waterloo have discovered that antidepressant medications can be used to treat Alzheimer's disease.
3 days ago - News Medical
Exposure to magnetite particles is unlikely to contribute to Alzheimer's disease
A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
3 days ago - News Medical
New appropriate use criteria for lumbar puncture in Alzheimer's diagnosis
In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer's and other dementias earlier and with more accuracy, experts have published...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Gut Microbiota Signature Altered in Alzheimer's Disease
The composition of gut microbiota is altered in patients with Alzheimer's disease, potentially supporting the inflammatory theory of the disease's pathogenesis, new research...
3 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Antiepileptic Drug Use Can Increase Stroke Risk in Alzheimer's Patients
Antiepileptic drug use may increase the risk of stroke in Alzheimer's disease patients.
3 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
The Ketogenic Diet as a Potential Treatment and Prevention Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia, which is estimated to affect as many as 24 million people worldwide, a prevalence that is expected to double every 20...
4 days ago - Nutrition JRNL - 2 articles
Cox, Young-Pearse Receive Women's Alzheimer's Movement Award
Laura Cox, PhD, and Tracy Young-Pearse, PhD, both of BWH's Department of Neurology and the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, have been awarded a grant by The Women's...
4 days ago - BWH
When Should You Test for Alzheimer's?
New criteria show when spinal fluid analysis is, and isn't, appropriate
4 days ago - MedPageToday
Previously unknown genetic aberrations found to be associated with Alzheimer's progression
Researchers present a comprehensive genome-wide map of RNA splicing variation in the aging brain. The novel insights could offer new strategies for diagnosis and treatment of...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
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Early Changes to Synapse Gene Regulation may Cause Alzheimer's Disease: Study
In Alzheimer's disease condition, increased phosphorylation of SRRM2 prevented it from interacting with another protein which aids protein folding.
What Role Does Genetics Play in the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease?
The word “Alzheimer's” strikes fear in the hearts of most people and for good reason! Alzheimer's disease is one form of dementia, a progressive, degenerative brain disease...
BONNIE ESTRIDGE on how Alzheimer's is portrayed in the media
Bonnie Estridge describes stepping out of her comfort zone by agreeing to give a speech at a Channel 4 event in London, organised in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Society.
Estrogen, Menopause, and Weight Gain: Is Estrogen a Friend or Foe for...
It's not uncommon for women to gain weight after menopause. Menopause and peri-menopause is also the time when estrogen levels begin to drastically decline. Estrogen is the...
Exercise CAN save your life, especially when it comes to brain health
You don't need to witness someone you love deteriorate right before your eyes to prepare for Alzheimer's disease: Scientists from the UT Southwestern Medical Center found that...
New Guideline for Prostate Cancer Supports Shortened Radiation Therapy
Three prominent medical societies today issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy .
Age-Related Memory Loss: Cataract Surgery and Hearing Aids may Slow Your Chances
Chances of Age-related Memory loss may decrease after the patient undergoes a cataract surgery or gets a hearing aid, finds a new study.
What Are the Benefits of Fisetin?
Research on a flavonoid called fisetin, which contributes to the pigment of fruits and vegetables like apples, cucumbers, grapes, onions, persimmons and strawberries, has been...
Cleveland Clinic names urology chair
Georges-Pascal Haber, MD, PhD, has been appointed chair of urology at Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute. He will continue to serve as professor of...
Light therapy may improve sleep, depressive symptoms in perimenopausal women
Among perimenopausal women with depressive symptoms, light therapy combined with other sleep interventions improved mood and sleep scores in as few as 2 weeks, according to...