Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Altered gut bacteria may be early sign of Alzheimer's disease

People in the earliest stage of Alzheimer's disease—after brain changes have begun but before cognitive symptoms become apparent—harbor an assortment of bacteria in their intestines that differs from the gut bacteria ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

'Remarkable' Alzheimer's drug reduces cognitive decline, study shows

US pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly on Wednesday announced its experimental Alzheimer's drug significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline, results hailed as "remarkable" by experts despite some patients experiencing ...

Neuroscience

Overlooked tau-RNA interaction may play key role in dementia

Sometimes in science, "Eureka!" moments happen with surprisingly little effort. Sometimes they take years or decades to emerge. Such was the case with Brian Kraemer's research team and their recent study of the protein tau ...

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