A part of the brain first affected by Alzheimer's disease is thinner in youth with a risk gene for the disorder, a brain imaging study by researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
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Accera announced that topline data from its Phase IIb study of its lead compound AC-1202 in Alzheimer's disease will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Boston.
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A mutant gene improves the long-term memory of laboratory mice, a discovery they hope will one day lead to a better quality of life for Alzheimer's patients and others suffering from memory impairment.
Eating fish may help reduce the risk for Alzheimer's dementia.
The University of Iowa College of Nursing and the college's Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence will host Richard Taylor, Ph.D., author of "Alzheimer's From the Inside Out," on Tuesday, April 3.
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Common inhaled anesthetics increase the number of amyloid plaques in the brains of animals, which might accelerate the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host a Mini Medical School program on Alzheimer's disease March 14 in Cedar Falls.
A combination of genetic, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging strategies is beneficial in predicting Alzheimer's disease development
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One of the most commonly used anesthetics may produce Alzheimer's like changes in the brain.
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The two dominant proteins that determine how much blood flows through the body's arteries have been implicated in Alzheimer's disease.
This has important implications for the future care of dementia patients as it provides an effective option that, following training, can be carried out at home or in long term care facilities
An antibody with the potential to block production of the brain chemical linked to Alzheimer's disease to possibly to provide treatment has been developed by Cardiff University researchers.
Variations in a gene known as SORL1 may be a factor in the development of late onset Alzheimer's disease.
The researchers believe the reduction of SORL1 in the brain increases the likelihood of developing Alzheimer disease, amounts to new risk factor for the brain disorder.
Lifelong use of two languages can help delay the onset of dementia symptoms by four years.
To determine the impact of the genetic mutation on Alzheimer's risk, studies need to be done on more Alzheimer's patients and their families, including taking blood levels of fetal hemoglobin.
Alzheimer's Disease risk factor appears to kick in, for some carriers, only in old age.
A gene known to be a major risk factor for Alzheimer's disease puts out the welcome mat for the virus that causes cold sores.
Abnormal brain protein deposits that define Alzheimer's disease can be detected in mild cognitive impairment, a condition that increases the risk for developing Alzheimer's and affects 15 to 20 million Americans.
Experiments suggest that treatment of Alzheimer's disease with male sex hormones might slow its progression.