News file for: Alzheimer’s Disease
Scientists have discovered blood markers that could be used for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.
Plaque, long considered to be the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, is one of the last events to occur in the Alzheimer’s brain, says a new study.
Researchers have found a new potential benefit of a molecule in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain.
Japanese researchers have grown cortical neurons and astrocytes using fibroblasts from Alzheimer’s disease patients.
Scientists from China have developed a method to generate neural progenitor cells from epithelial-like cells in human urine.
Singapore-based biotech company TauRx Therapeutics Ltd announced today the initiation of two global Phase III clinical trials for its Alzheimer’s disease drug.
The use of ‘smart drugs,’ or nootropics, to enhance mental performance is becoming more widespread, writes Zaria Gorvett. But should we be prescribing them to our military… and children?
Researchers have discovered that an enzyme known for generating toxic brain plaques in Alzheimer’s disease also affects learning and memory through another mechanism.
Scientists have observed clinical and biomarker changes in the spinal fluid and brain of Alzheimer’s patients up to 25 years before they show any clinical symptoms.
Australian researchers have found biomarkers that could help develop a simple blood test to identify the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.