5 November 2012
Amsterdam, NL – Over the last 15 years, researchers have found a significant association between vascular diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis, diabetes type 2, hyperlipidemia, and heart disease and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In a special issue of the Journal of Alzh
16 October 2012
Rochester, Minn, USA, — People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic researchers have found.
29 August 2012
State-of-the-Art Imaging Technology for Biomarker Development Explored in a Supplement to Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one of the most common brain disorders, with an estimated 35 million people affected worldwide.
19 June 2012
Tai Chi Increases Brain Size and Benefits Cognition in Randomized Controlled Trial of Chinese Elderly
14 June 2012
Amsterdam, NL - No effective treatments are currently available for the prevention or cure of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most frequent form of dementia in the elderly. The most recognized risk factors, advancing age and having the apolipoprotein E ε4 gene, cannot be modified or treated.
4 June 2012
Tampa, FL - Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if you’re an older adult. A recent study monitoring the memory and thinking processes of people older than 65 found that all those with higher blood caffeine levels avoided the onset
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.