Delayed word processing may predict onset of Alzheimer’s

Nov 17, 2017 by

A study of patients with mild cognitive impairment found that the time it takes for a person to process written words may be a good predictor of whether or not they’ll develop Alzheimer’s disease....

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Idea of an Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise

Nov 15, 2017 by

Research published in Nature Vaccines indicates that a vaccine designed to treat psoriasis and cat allergies also hold promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s....

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LearningRx reviews study on gene therapy and cognitive decline...

Nov 11, 2017 by

A research team in Barcelona has discovered that we may be able to protect against cognitive decline with gene therapy. The therapy works by increasing brain levels of a protein called Klotho....

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Unexpected memory retrieval mechanism found

Nov 5, 2017 by

Scientists studying the hippocampus were surprised to discover that memory retrieval and memory formation depend on very distinct mechanisms....

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How an eye test could detect Alzheimer’s

Nov 3, 2017 by

Researchers have developed an optical imaging system that can detect a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, bringing us closer to being able to diagnose the disease through a routine visit to the optician....

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Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought...

Nov 1, 2017 by

New research has found that fractional anisotropy decreases significantly with age and that the link to age-related changes is so significant that researchers can accurately estimate an individual’s age just by analyzing brain scans....

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Algorithm could predict Alzheimer’s risk years before symptoms occur...

Oct 30, 2017 by

Researcher at McGill University in Canada have developed an algorithm that may be able to predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s years before the onset of symptoms....

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