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Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered the first gender-linked susceptibility gene for late-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists have new information about the complex genetic signature associated with Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of cognitive decline and dementia in the elderly.
A Swedish researcher said on Friday that mice who were fed junk food for nine months showed signs of developing the abnormal brain tangles strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease is the focus of the most recent edition of Neurotech Insights, the leading monthly industry newsletter covering drugs, devices and diagnostics for the brain and nervous system.
CHICAGO _ Middle-aged married people who worry a lot have at least one thing to look forward to: Their risk of eventually developing Alzheimer's disease may be significantly less than carefree people of the same age who remain single.
Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) and Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today are presenting detailed results from the companies' 18-month Phase 2 study of bapineuzumab (AAB-001) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease at the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.
If the incidence of Alzheimer's continues to increase at the current rate more than 81 million people worldwide will be suffering from the disease by 2040.
By Delthia Ricks, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 26--A gene that raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease by at least 45 percent, and possibly higher, has been identified by New York scientists and an international team of gene hunters.
A gene that raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease by at least 45 percent, and possibly higher, has been identified by New York scientists and an international team of gene hunters.
U.S. researchers say they've found a protein that can predict Alzheimer's disease and the rate of progression of the human immunodeficiency virus.
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