Two More Alzheimer's Drug Candidates Fail
The BACE inhibitor lanabecestat and the antibiotic minocycline failed to slow cognitive decline in randomized controlled trials. Medscape Medical News
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Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia
Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays - but holiday visits can be a joyous time with adjusted...
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Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's
Researchers have found that very slow spontaneous blood vessel pulsations drive the clearance of substances from the brain, indicating that targeting and improving this process...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons
A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which can contribute to the development of...
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Anti-Amyloid Fails to Deliver for Alzheimer's Disease: What's Next?
Study Authors: Alette M. Wessels, Pierre N. Tariot, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, psychologists, radiologists, hematologists, geriatricians...
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Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition
New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4.
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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...
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'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
2 days ago - Medscape
Alzheimer's incidence varies significantly by location
Research published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society highlighted significant geographic variation in the incidence of Alzheimer's disease in the United...
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New Biogen Data: Experimental Alzheimer's Drug At High Dose Slowed Mental Decline
Biogen's new analysis of its Alzheimer's drug supports its claim that the drug can slow mental decline in the early disease stages.
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How To Deal With Bone Metastases From Prostate Cancer?
When prostate cancer spreads, it most often spreads to bone. And while the 5-year survival rate for prostate cancer that has not spread is nearly 100 percent.
Study may provide novel therapeutic approach for Huntington's, Parkinson's...
Insights from their study may provide a novel therapeutic approach for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's.
SURGICAL VIDEO: Iris prosthesis sutured to IOL, implanted during cataract...
NEW YORK - At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of an iris prosthesis sutured to an IOL in a situation in which...
What to know about testosterone injections
Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for...