Neuroscience

New mouse model of tau propagation

Accumulation of assembled tau protein in the central nervous system is characteristic of Alzheimer's disease and several other neurodegenerative diseases, called tauopathies. Recent studies have revealed that propagation ...

Genetics

Study targets gene associated with Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are on the track of a gene that might play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. The research team is studying a gene called BIN1, which was first linked ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Estrogen replacement may protect against Alzheimer's disease in women

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and the leading cause of dementia. It affects more women than men. A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that factors such ...

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