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ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL MEANINGFULNESS OF ENDPOINTS IN THE GENERATION PROGRAM BY THE INSIGHTS TO MODEL ALZHEIMER'S PROGRESSION IN REAL LIFE STUDY

Abstract We are launching the Insights to Model Alzheimer's Progression in Real Life study in parallel with the Alzheimer Prevention...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

DOES CHRONIC ANXIETY LEAD TO ALZHEIMER'S? NEW STUDY LINKS NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYMPTOMS WITH THE DISEASE

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study,...

 
 
 
A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

A NATURALLY-OCCURRING PLANT COMPOUND SHOWS GREAT POTENTIAL FOR TREATING ALZHEIMER'S, PARKINSON'S, AND DEPRESSION

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs...

PUTTING THE BRAKES ON AGING

LA JOLLA-Aging is a leading risk factor for a number of debilitating conditions, including heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease,...

 
 
 
FDA enforcement action on Alzheimer's claims ensnares 17 companies

FDA ENFORCEMENT ACTION ON ALZHEIMER'S CLAIMS ENSNARES 17 COMPANIES

The US Food and Drug Administration took action against 17 companies making illegal Alzheimerâs disease treatment claims. Twelve companies...

Woman says elderly mother with Alzheimer's was dumped outside locked care facility at 2 a.m

WOMAN SAYS ELDERLY MOTHER WITH ALZHEIMER'S WAS DUMPED OUTSIDE LOCKED CARE FACILITY AT 2 A.M

A woman is outraged after video shows her mother alone outside a locked assisted living facility in the middle of the night in her...

 
 
 
Dewpoint Debuts with $60M to Target Protein Droplets Linked to Disease

DEWPOINT DEBUTS WITH $60M TO TARGET PROTEIN DROPLETS LINKED TO DISEASE

An exciting new area of cell biology research that has emerged in only the last decade has already spawned a startup, which launches...

 
 
 
What You Eat Could Impact Your Memory

WHAT YOU EAT COULD IMPACT YOUR MEMORY

Cholecystokinin , a novel satiety hormone, if present at higher levels could decrease a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease,...

Lower blood pressure slashes risk of Alzheimer's by 15%, study finds

LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE SLASHES RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S BY 15%, STUDY FINDS

A study of more than 9,000 over 50s found those who got it below the newly recommended level - with a top reading under 120 - slashed...

 
 
 
Gum Disease Bacteria Found in Alzheimer's Brains

GUM DISEASE BACTERIA FOUND IN ALZHEIMER'S BRAINS

Researchers studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer's and found bacteria associated with chronic gum...

Drugs more dangerous than the disease: Alzheimer's drugs found to increase risk of death from multiple acute side effects

DRUGS MORE DANGEROUS THAN THE DISEASE: ALZHEIMER'S DRUGS FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF DEATH FROM MULTIPLE ACUTE SIDE EFFECTS

A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that benzodiazepine and related drug use is linked to at least a...

 
 
 
Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer's brain damage

SLEEP DEPRIVATION ACCELERATES ALZHEIMER'S BRAIN DAMAGE

The new study in humans and mice at Washington University School of Medicine found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the key...

Having gum disease 'raises your risk of Alzheimer's'

HAVING GUM DISEASE 'RAISES YOUR RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S'

A study by the San Francisco-based pharma company Cortexyme found the DNA of Porphyromonas gingivalis is in the brain tissue, spinal...

 
 
 
Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

KEEP MOVING TO KEEP BRAIN SHARP IN OLD AGE

Older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked...

 
 
 
Q&A: Scientists Discovered Somatic Recombination in the Brain. Now What?

Q&A: SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED SOMATIC RECOMBINATION IN THE BRAIN. NOW WHAT?

Jerold Chun The recent Nature paper describing the first evidence of somatic gene recombination in the human brain has been getting...

Leaky blood vessels in brain can predict Alzheimer's years earlier than dementia-causing plaques

LEAKY BLOOD VESSELS IN BRAIN CAN PREDICT ALZHEIMER'S YEARS EARLIER THAN DEMENTIA-CAUSING PLAQUES

A new study from the University of Southern California has found that leakage of capillaries, the tiniest vessels in the body, could...

 
 
 
‘The results were impressive': Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells'

‘THE RESULTS WERE IMPRESSIVE': DRUG TO FIGHT AGING PURGES THE BODY OF DAMAGED ‘ZOMBIE CELLS'

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists...

Gut yeast crosses blood-brain barrier and triggers Alzheimer's-like inflammation: Study

GUT YEAST CROSSES BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER AND TRIGGERS ALZHEIMER'S-LIKE INFLAMMATION: STUDY

Fungal gut populations are capable of migrating to the brain, crossing its blood-brain barrier and triggering the kind of inflammation...