15 December 2008
Alzheimer’s Research Using Animal Models Significantly Increases Understanding of the Disease
Amsterdam, The Netherlands–Very few species spontaneously develop the cognitive, behavioral and neuropathological symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), yet AD research must progress at a more rapid pace than the rate of human aging.
1 December 2008
New Study Identifies Link between Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers in Healthy Adults
Amsterdam, The Netherlands -- A study published in the November issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease provides an insight into normal, physiological levels and association between proteins involved in development of Alzheimer’s disease.
24 November 2008
Study suggests reliability of cognitive assessment tool varies widely
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Sun City, AZ, USA -- A study published in the November issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Volume 15:3) suggests the reliability of the Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale – Cognitive (ADAS-Cog) may vary and possess
17 November 2008
New Approach to Screen Individuals for Early Alzheimer's Disease
Atlanta—With millions of baby boomers entering late adulthood, the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to drastically rise over the next several decades.
22 October 2008
Novel treatments and current clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease therapies show promise
Amsterdam – The past 25 years have seen an explosion of scientific investigations into the basic neurobiology of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Unfortunately, the gap between bench and bedside remains as vast as ever.
8 September 2008
Rhode Island Hospital study finds link between obesity, type 2 diabetes and neurodegeneration
Study is first to show obesity can cause neurodegeneration
28 July 2008
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Achieves Significant Impact Factor Increase
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and San Antonio, TX, USA — International publisher IOS Press and the Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) are pleased to announce a significant increase in the Journal’s Impact Factor, from 3.058
22 May 2008
Researchers Explore the Emerging Role of Infection in Alzheimer's Disease
Amsterdam — A number of chronic diseases are in fact caused by one or more infectious agents.
28 April 2008
Milan Fiala, MD, Receives 2008 Alzheimer Award
Milan Fiala, MD, UCLA Orthopedic Hospital, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2008 Alzheimer Award presented by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in recognition of his outstanding work, "Phagocytosis of amyloid-beta and inflammation: Two faces of inn
28 April 2008
Investigators unveil new drug discovery tool for Alzheimer's disease
An article published in the April issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease presents a detailed characterization of a new drug discovery tool for Alzheimer's disease. It demonstrates that an abnormal form of tau protein, as it occurs in Alzheimer's dise