Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New Alzheimer's-related memory disorder identified

A multi-institutional study has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer's disease called primary age-related tauopathy (PART). Patients with PART develop cognitive impairment ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New study highlights Alzheimer's herpes link, experts say

A new commentary by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh on a study by Taiwanese epidemiologists supports the viability of a potential way to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Chemical clears Alzheimer's protein and restores memory in mice

A research team in Korea has tested a chemical in mice genetically altered to develop features of Alzheimer's, showing it can remove a build-up of protein in the brain associated with the disease as well as rescuing memory ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Trial drug shows 'impressive' Alzheimer's action: study

An experimental drug cleared protein buildup in the brains of people with mild Alzheimer's disease and slowed their mental decline, the results of a preliminary trial showed Wednesday.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Scientists find new link between diabetes and Alzheimer's

Researchers have uncovered a unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, providing further evidence that a disease that robs people of their memories may be affected by elevated blood sugar, according to scientists ...

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