Neuroscience

What factors predict when older adults will stop driving?

What factors lead older adults to stop driving? A new study followed older adults who had no memory or thinking problems to examine this question. The study is published in the May 22 online issue of Neurology.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A new diagnostic model offers hope for Alzheimer's

A new mathematical model offers hope for better prediction and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Most mathematical models of Alzheimer's are theoretical, focusing on short term molecular and cellular-level changes that cannot ...

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Amyloid

Amyloids are insoluble fibrous protein aggregates sharing specific structural traits. Abnormal accumulation of amyloid in organs may lead to amyloidosis, and may play a role in various neurodegenerative diseases.

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