alzheimers disease

Putting Health In The Hands Of Patients

Recent technological advancements make it possible for healthcare to start at home, removing the inconvenience and worry surrounding traditional methods.

The Cost Of Disturbed Circadian Rhythms

Researchers from India have shown that long-term circadian rhythm disruption causes Alzheimer's-like symptoms in rats.

Closing In On The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease

The unpredictability of Alzheimer's disease may be partly caused by changes in star-shaped cells in the brain called astrocytes, find scientists from South Korea.

Yes MAM: How Organelles Talk To Each Other

Using a new technique to observe inter-organelle communication in live cells, researchers have identified the proteins that form signaling hubs known as mitochondria-associated membranes.

CRISPR Helps Find Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein

Researchers have used a CRISPR-based genetic screen to identify a new gene that could regulate the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Metabolic Defects Precede Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Finds

Researchers in Singapore have discovered that defects in cellular metabolism become detectable before the appearance of protein plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.

Inside The Neighborhood Of Alzheimer’s Disease Proteins

A previously unrecognized form of chemical bonding could explain why amyloid beta proteins clump up to cause Alzheimer’s disease.

The Good Kind Of Brain Drain

Vessels at the base of the skull are important for draining waste from the brain and could be involved in age-related neurodegeneration, study says.

Two Chinese Scientists Receive 2019 Alzheimer Awards

Professor Wang Yan-Jian and Dr. Bu Xian-Le were awarded for their work demonstrating that the gut microbiome influences the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease With A Blood Drop

Researchers in Singapore have developed a diagnostic kit that could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease using a simple blood test.