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
An international team of researchers have developed a new method for measurement of aggregated beta-amyloid – a protein complex believed to cause major nerve cell damage and dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
20 March 2012
New research in humans published today reveals that the so-called FKBP52 protein may prevent the Tau protein from turning pathogenic.
6 March 2012
Los Angeles, California, USA – A team of academic researchers has identified the intracellular mechanisms regulated by vitamin D3 that may help the body clear the brain of amyloid beta, the main component of plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
29 February 2012
Folsom, California, USA – Do you recall what you ate for breakfast today or dinner last night? According to new research, you may have a better chance of remembering if you include walnuts.
7 February 2012
Scientists in Nottingham have found abnormal levels of seven different proteins in spinal fluid could act as markers for detecting Alzheimer’s disease.
6 February 2012
Swedish twin-study points out major public health concern
7 November 2011
Amsterdam, NL – Impacting millions of families and devouring billions of dollars globally, Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of exhaustive research to find a cure.
17 October 2011
Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used to treat high blood pressure, also called hypertension, might have benefi