2 May 2012
Scientists Reveal Early Diagnostic Clues for Alzheimer’s Disease Using Advanced Brain Imaging Technology
Amsterdam, NL - Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a major neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. New and accurate techniques for early diagnosis are critical. Pravat K.
2 May 2012
Amsterdam, NL - Anders Lönneborg, PhD, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Alzheimer Award presented by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in recognition of his outstanding work on the detection of early Alzheimer’s disease.
17 April 2012
Pomona, CA – Michel Baudry, PhD, dean of the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences at Western University of Health Sciences, will publish his research on the critical role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer’s disease and a potential treatment.
10 April 2012
Amsterdam, NL – Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65. There is currently no treatment that alters the course of this disease.
6 April 2012
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have shown that elevated pulse pressure may increase the risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
30 March 2012
The deposition of amyloid beta in the brain of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of much research into both its cause and treatment.
28 March 2012
Amsterdam, NL – Investigators from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, have shown that in most elderly patients invasive and expensive techniques, i.e. lumbar puncture and PET scan, are not useful to establish the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
26 March 2012
Associate Professor Kevin Barnham from the Mental Health Research Institute has recently finished a report that highlights both the need for standard blood collection and processing methods in Alzheimer’s disease research, and a way forward.
26 March 2012
Amsterdam, NL – Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in America without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
23 March 2012
Researchers from the Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have found a way to predict clinical progression of Alzheimer’s disease in subjects in the predementia stage.