Alzheimer's Disease

Study Finds Higher Education Linked To Later Onset Alzheimer's-related Decline

A new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer's-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings will be published early online in the Journal of Gerontology.
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Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips For Families Impacted By Dementia From The Alzheimer's Foundation...

Memorial Day Travel Tips for Families Impacted by Alzheimer's Disease
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Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Brain Changes May Occur 34 Years Before Symptoms

New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms.
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Mild Memory Loss: Is It Alzheimer’s Disease?

As my patients aged along with me, I noticed both the expected increased numbers of people with some form of dementia and even more patients who were worried about this topic. Unless you have been away on a ten-year safari, you are very aware that...
Related topics: Memory Loss, Dementia

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States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

Alzheimer’s — the sixth leading cause of death in the United States — is a degenerative and progressive neurological disease with no known cure. The disease causes changes in the brain...

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Molecular Structure Of One Of Alzheimer's Stickier Culprits

Researchers have mapped the molecular structure and dynamics of an aggressive protein modification that spurs on Alzheimer's disease. A new study offers greater understanding of the microscopic, toxic protein fragments, called beta amyloids, that...
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Artificial Intelligence Tool Vastly Scales Up Alzheimer's Research

Researchers at UC Davis Health and UC San Francisco have found a way to teach a computer to detect one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease
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Antibiotic Treatment Alleviates Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms In Male Mice

Researchers have demonstrated that the type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer's disease symptoms in mice. The study shows that, by altering the gut microbiome, long-term antibiotic treatment reduces...
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Ragweed Compounds Could Protect Nerve Cells From Alzheimer’s

As spring arrives in the northern hemisphere, many people are cursing ragweed, a primary culprit in seasonal allergies. But scientists might have discovered a promising new use for some substances produced by the pesky weed. In ACS’ Journal of...
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Medical News Today: Novel Alzheimer's Drug Passes First Phase Of Human Testing

A drug that tackles toxic protein buildup in Alzheimer's disease in a novel way has passed phase 1 of clinical trials, which tests safety in humans.
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Brain Stimulation Improves Working Memory In Adults

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
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Artificial Intelligence Tool Vastly Scales Up Alzheimer's Research

Researchers at UC Davis and UC San Francisco have found a way to teach a computer to precisely detect one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in human brain tissue, delivering a proof of concept for a machine-learning approach to distinguishing...
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Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-brain Barrier In Fight Against Alzheimer's

A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing an innovative procedure that may provide hope in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The non-invasive procedure uses low-intensity focused...
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Alzheimer's Therapy Passes Another Important Test

The Alzheimer drug candidate PRI-002 has successfully completed Phase I of clinical research involving healthy volunteers. When administered daily over a period of four weeks, the active substance proved to be safe for use in humans. The next...
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Us Hospital Tests Promising Treatment For Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a rapidly growing public health problem around the world. Fifty million people suffer from dementia, and in the next 30 years, that number is expected to triple. Researchers are looking for ways to treat or prevent dementia, and a...
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'my Mother Is Mad At The Sun': A Poet Reflects On His Mom's Alzheimer's Disease

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reads a poem about his late mother, who had Alzheimer's Disease. Schwartz's latest collection is Little Kisses.

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Video Game May Help Identify Preclinical Alzheimer's

Spatial navigation ability as measured by a virtual reality computer game can potentially identify people at high genetic risk of risk developing Alzheimer's disease. Medscape Medical News
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The Evidence Is Strong: Air Pollution Seems To Cause Dementia

Air pollution is much worse for health than people had thought, increasing the risk of Alzheimer's significantly. Meanwhile, air quality is getting worse.
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The Unlikely Way E-bikes Could Transform How We Age

E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Last year, Miryam Liberman retired from her internal medicine practice in Westlake Village, California, where...
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In Heaven There Is No Alzheimer's

I have been thinking about this for a long timeIn Heaven there is no Alzheimer's.And now, I am convinced this is true.In fact, I think when you go to Heaven you remember everything. The good stuff and the bad stuff.While thinking about this I have...

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