6 October 2005
A molecular basis for selective therapeutic intervention in Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease, a complex neurological disorder, has as one of its hallmarks the presence of senile plaques in the brains of affected individuals. These senile plaques are rich in a toxic amyloid peptide termed Aß.
3 October 2005
Intake of dietary copper helps Alzheimer's patients
As one of the services for patients with Alzheimer's disease, the Department of Psychiatry at the Saarland University Medical Center offers participation in a clinical phase II trial.
12 September 2005
New Study Finds Health Care Costs Associated with Vascular Dementia are Higher than Alzheimer's Disease
NEW YORK CITY , NY – The most comprehensive health economics study of vascular dementia in the U.S.
26 August 2005
Research Institute's Sabbagh studies new use for Alzheimer's drug
Sun City, Arizona – Results of a study involving another use for an Alzheimer's disease medication were published recently in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD).
25 August 2005
New research suggests heart bypass surgery increases risk of Alzheimer's disease
Researchers say stress and trauma of surgery may be to blame
11 July 2005
2005 Alzheimer award to Hideo Hara, M.D. and Takeshi Tabira, M.D., Ph.D.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Cleveland, OH, USA – The 2005 Alzheimer Award is being presented to Hideo Hara, M.D.
10 June 2005
New strategy for protecting brain against Alzheimer's disease: Enhancing the innate immune system
The human body has its own defense against brain aging: the innate immune system, which helps to clean the brain of amyloid-beta waste products.
25 April 2005
Study sheds light on age-related changes of prion diseases
A new study sheds light on why normal prion proteins may experience age-related mutations in inherited diseases.
19 April 2005
Protein studies may lead to new Alzheimer's test
Seattle – A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease ( http://www.j-alz.com ), published by IOS Press, entitled "Quantitative proteomics of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with Alzheimer disease," may lead to a new test for di
7 April 2005
OHSU researchers demonstrate how Alzheimer's disease impacts important brain cell function
Research findings indicate how a decrease in certain proteins involved in brain cell communication, may help result in the development of dementia and memory problems associated with Alzheimer's