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Scientists propose a new lead for Alzheimer’s research

A University of Adelaide-led team of scientists has suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause...

Alzheimer’s drug may stop disease if used symptoms develop

About 50 percent of people who reach the age of 85 will develop Alzheimer’s disease. Most will die within about five years of exhibiting...
Brain Discovery Could Block Aging’s Terrible Toll on the Mind

Brain Discovery Could Block Aging’s Terrible Toll on the Mind

Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and the decline in cognitive ability that comes...
Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound

Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound

Ultrasound waves applied to the whole brain improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The research, conducted by...

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...

Physicists push new Parkinson’s treatment toward clinical trials

The most effective way to tackle debilitating diseases is to punch them at the start and keep them from growing. Research at Michigan State University,...

‘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...

New approach may help manage the most troubling symptoms of dementia,...

A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other...

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...

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