Genetics

Alzheimer's Gene Alters Brain Function in Young Adults

(PhysOrg.com) -- The gene most closely linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease affects brain activity in young adults -- much earlier in life than previously reported -- according to researchers at Duke ...

Neuroscience

Memory tests predict brain atrophy and Alzheimer's disease

Mild cognitive impairment is a heterogeneous condition; it may may be reversible or permanent. but it is also associated with a higher risk of dementia, Alzheimer's disease in particular. Mild cognitive impairment refers ...

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