5 August 2014
Drexel University College of Medicine Research May Lead to Improved Alzheimer's/Vascular Dementia Diagnostic Guidelines
New research led by Drexel University College of Medicine suggests that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD) have much more in common than diagnostic guidelines currently allow.
17 July 2014
New research from the University of Toronto Mississauga definitively puts to rest a theory that Lyme disease causes Alzheimer’s.
16 July 2014
People who develop a combination of mild cognitive problems and depressive symptoms in old age are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than are their age peers with mild cognitive disorders and no symptoms of depression. This was the conclusion of a study conducted at the University of Antwerp, in which scientists followed a large group of elderly people with mild cognitive impairment.
22 June 2014
Insights into mechanisms behind cocoa’s benefit may lead to new treatments or dietary regimens: A specific preparation of cocoa-extract called Lavado may reduce damage to nerve pathways seen in patients’ brains long before they develop symptoms, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
18 June 2014
JAD is delighted to announce the launch of its sister publication, the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases (JND), a new high-quality journal that publishes original research on neuromuscular diseases and related disorders.
28 May 2014
The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease is are proud to announce that Bob Olsson, PhD, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2014 Alzheimer Award presented by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in recognition of his outstanding work on microglia markers and Alzheimer’s disease.
21 May 2014
St. Louis -- A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings in the May issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
8 April 2014
Forth Worth, Texas - Ads touting testosterone replacement therapy are ubiquitous on radio and television.
7 April 2014
Two studies published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease indicate that some of the pathologic changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease in older individuals are not apparent in young people who carry the apolipoprotein (APOE) genetic risk factor for developing the disease.
3 April 2014
JAD has launched a new feature, “Ethics Review,” which will provide support and guidance to move ethical decision-making forward. The goal is to create a forum for dementia researchers, clinicians and policy makers to bring greater clarity and constructive discussion to define risks and benefits from the perspectives of diverse disciplines.