Neuroscience

Targeting tau, the other protein behind Alzheimer's disease

In November, researchers reported the drug lecanemab slowed the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The effect was modest, but it has generated tremendous excitement because it was the first time a drug had been shown to ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Japan approves Alzheimer's blood test kit

Japan has approved a blood test kit to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, its manufacturer announced on Thursday, a rare advance in tackling a condition that affects tens of millions worldwide.

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