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Early accumulation of tau in the brain predicts memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease

Written by | 10 Oct 2021

Over 50 million people around the world suffer from dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and is characterised by an accumulation of the proteins […]

More effective treatment of Alzheimer’s

Written by | 4 Oct 2021

Researchers at Uppsala University have designed new antibodies that might provide more effective treatment methods for Alzheimer’s disease. By designing antibodies that bind even to the smaller aggregates, […]

Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Written by | 30 Sep 2021

Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and […]

Simple diagnostic tool predicts individual risk of Alzheimer’s

Written by | 13 Jun 2021

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed an algorithm that combines data from a simple blood test and brief memory tests, to predict with great accuracy who […]

Rejuvenating’ the Alzheimer’s brain

Written by | 8 Jun 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is the main cause of dementia and current therapeutic strategies cannot prevent, slow down or cure the pathology. The disease is characterized by memory loss, caused […]

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk

Written by | 18 Apr 2021

A new study finds older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds […]

New vaccine could help halt Alzheimer’s progression

Written by | 12 Nov 2020

Our immune system’s capacity to mount a well-regulated defence against foreign substances, including toxins, weakens with age and makes vaccines less effective in people over age 65.. At […]

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