Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Alzheimer disease, or just Alzheimer's, accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and g...
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Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
Clearing toxins from brain a great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
#BREAKING: New chemicals that clear toxic proteins from brain cells have been identified. A great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
UF researchers find that 'peanut butter' test can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's disease, University of Florida Heal...
Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'
A drug for depression could stop all neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, scientists hope.
Ultrasound Treatment Could Help Restore Memory Of Alzheimer's Patients
A non-invasive scanning ultrasound can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to a discovery by researchers at the University of Queensland. The new...
New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function - ScienceAlert
Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cog...
Son Devises A Master Plan To Help Father With Alzheimer's
Mac is determined to keep his father's spirit alive, so he developed a genius plan.
Biogen experimental Alzheimer's drug shows promise in human trials
An experimental drug shattered and removed toxic plaque in the brains of patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease, researchers found.
Menstrual Pain Reliever Drug Mefenamic Acid Shows Promise As Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Mefenamic acid, which is used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown promise as treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Additional studies are still needed to determine the drug's effectiveness and side effe...
Alzheimer’s Disease: Period Pain Drug Cures Symptoms In Mice, New Research Shows
Mefenamic acid, a drug commonly used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown to reverse symptoms of the disease in mice, according to a new research.
Alzheimer’s Cure? Researchers Believe Vaccine Breakthrough Could Reverse Dementia
Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer's? Researchers believe they're closer than ever to a cure. A group of researchers believe they're closing in on a vaccine that would prevent Alzheimer's and dementia ...
A Simple Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease
The research was done in mice and has not yet been tested in humans.
Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer's-Related Protein From Nerve Cells
With the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease expected to almost triple in the United States by 2050, there is an urgent need to identify effective treatmen...
Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.
New Imaging Technique May Find Real Alzheimer's Culprit
PET scans that highlight the tangle-causing protein tau may better predict memory loss of Alzheimer's than older methods, researchers say.
“Lost” Memories Can Be Found | MIT News
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, patients are often unable to remember recent experiences. However, a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain — they ju...
Biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease
The biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease (AD), one of the most common causes of adult dementia, is as yet not well understood. AD has been identified as a protein misfolding disease due to the accumula...
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Alzheimer's disease biomarkers
The Alzheimer's disease biomarkers are neurochemical indicators used to assess the risk or presence of the disease. The biomarkers can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a very early stag...
Alzheimer's disease clinical research
In April 2014 there were 315 open clinical trials under way to understand and treat Alzheimer's disease. 42 of these studies were open, human phase three trials, the last step before United States Foo...
Depression of Alzheimer disease
Depression is one of the most common psychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease, occurring at all stages of the disease, but it often appears in a different form than other depressive disorders. In 2...
Caregiving and dementia
As populations age, caring for people with dementia has become more common. Elderly caregiving may consist of formal care and informal care. Formal care involves the services of community and medica...
Early-onset Alzheimer's disease
Early-onset Alzheimer's disease, also called early-onset Alzheimer's, or early-onset AD, is the term used for cases of Alzheimer's disease diagnosed before the age of 65. It is an uncommon form of Alz...
Before We Forget
Before We Forget is a 2011 observational documentary film about two women with dementia, who live in an Asian society where terminal illnesses and dying remain taboo. It is directed by Singaporean fi...
Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association, incorporated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on ...
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Alzheimer's disease
Losing your memory is incredibly frightening, but Americans with Alzheimer's disease are not alone—they have 5 million companions, a number that is expected ...
Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) is a worldwide project that provides reliable clinical data for the research of pathology principle, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease ...