Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes.
9 hours ago - Medical News Today
Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer's Drug Went From Poor to Promising
It doesn't happen often-in fact, hardly ever-that a company decides to stop studying a promising drug it's developing and then a few months later asks the Food and Drug...
14 hours ago - Time
'Spark of Hope' for Tau Inhibitor in Alzheimer's Disease
Low-dose hydromethylthionine may help prevent both cognitive decline and brain atrophy in early Alzheimer's disease, new exploratory research suggests. Medscape Medical News
17 hours ago - Medscape
Molecular makeup of abnormal proteins in brain diseases shows structural diversity
Parkinson's and multisystem atrophy - both of them neurodegenerative diseases - are associated with the accumulation of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain.
2 days ago - News Medical
Scientists create artificial neurons that help cure chronic diseases
Artificial brain cells could now be implanted in the brain to repair the damage caused by chronic diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions...
2 days ago - News Medical
Double the number of women suffer from dementia - so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?
Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer's patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force...
2 days ago - National Post
Improving Blood Vessel Health in the Brain may Help Combat Alzheimer's: Study
Large dilations and contractions of vessels that happen spontaneously at an ultra-low frequency are a major driving force to clear waste products from the brain, said scientists.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Focused ultrasound may open door to Alzheimer's treatment
Focused ultrasound is a safe and effective way to target and open areas of the blood-brain barrier, potentially allowing for new treatment approaches to Alzheimer's disease...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
Focused Ultrasound May Be Included in Alzheimer's Treatment
Focused ultrasound is a reliable and efficient method to target and open spaces of the blood-brain barrier, possibly allowing for new treatment approaches to Alzheimer's disease./
4 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Scientists use ultrasound to open brain barrier to treating Alzheimer's
The blood-brain barrier, a region of dense cells and blood vessels, keeps drugs from reaching deep parts of the brain. West Virginia University scientists temporarily opened it...
4 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles