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Scientists find link between glioblastoma, Alzheimer’s

A team led by Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) scientists has found that Alzheimer's disease and cancer share a pathway in gene transcription, a...

‘Chaperone’ compounds offer new approach to Alzheimer’s treatment

A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to...

Neuroscientists reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice, report neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Intitute for Learning and Memory. Researchers found that...

New mouse model could revolutionize Alzheimer’s research

Alzheimer's disease, the primary cause of dementia in the elderly, imposes a tremendous social and economic burden on modern society. In Japan, the burden...

New research suggests connection between white matter and cognitive health

A multidisciplinary group of scientists from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have identified an interesting connection between the health...

Blood test IDs those at-risk for cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s within 3...

Researchers have discovered and validated a blood test that can predict with greater than 90 percent accuracy if a healthy person will develop mild...

Alzheimer’s much larger cause of death than reported

A new study suggests that Alzheimer's disease may contribute to close to as many deaths in the United States as heart disease or cancer....

Alzheimer’s in a dish

Stem cells from patients offer model and drug-discovery platform for early onset form of disease Harvard stem cell scientists have successfully converted skins cells from...

Exercise, surgically removing belly fat improves cognition in obese, diabetic mice

Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report. A drug already...

Aging brains need ‘chaperone’ proteins

The word "chaperone" refers to an adult who keeps teenagers from acting up at a dance or overnight trip. It also describes a type...

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