Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Panel of 48 CSF proteins complements existing Alzheimer biomarkers

A panel of 48 proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF 48 panel) complements existing CSF biomarkers for Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study published in the Sept. 6 issue of Science Translational Medicine.


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 ...


Strawberries may fend off Alzheimer's

Could strawberries as a snack or in your cereal, salads or smoothie help protect your brain from Alzheimer's? Maybe so, according to a new study from researchers at RUSH.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Untangling the role of tau in Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is a brain disorder that causes neurons to die, slowly destroying memory and thinking skills. It's the most common type of dementia, impacting an estimated 50 million people worldwide, and is a particularly ...

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