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2014-05-21 11:48:44

A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

2014-04-21 13:49:52

A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

2014-04-16 11:43:12

UC Irvine neurobiologists have found that genetically modified neural stem cells show positive results when transplanted into the brains of mice with the symptoms and pathology of Alzheimer's disease.

2014-04-14 14:20:45

Alzheimer's disease, the primary cause of dementia in the elderly, imposes a tremendous social and economic burden on modern society.

2014-02-20 08:31:52

- Milestone achieved for BI's initiation of Phase 1 study in beta-secretase (BACE) inhibitor program FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb.

Unraveling Mysteries Of Amyloid Beta Peptides To Detect And Treat Alzheimer's Disease
2014-02-18 07:41:38

Alzheimer's disease has long been marked by progress -- but not the kind of progress the medical community seeks. It is the most common form of dementia among older Americans, and its risk increases with increasing age

2014-01-20 12:26:21

Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a protein in the brain that plays a critical role in the memory loss seen in Alzheimer's patients.

2014-01-13 10:21:10

New research, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researcher Chunyu Wang, has solved one mystery in the development of Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD), a genetic variant of the disease that affects a small fraction of the Alzheimer’s population.

Alzheimer’s Disease Tracked From The Beginning
2013-12-23 04:42:10

By combining high-resolution fMRI scans in Alzheimer’s disease patients with mouse models of the neurodegenerative condition, researchers have gained new insights into how, where and why the disease starts and spreads.

2013-12-16 18:13:17

Much of the debate in Alzheimer's disease (AD) has focused on whether the protein amyloid-beta or the tau protein is the symptom or the cause of the disease.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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