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The combined results of a genetic blood test and a five-minute functional MRI successfully classified more than three-quarters of healthy older adults, many of whom were destined to develop cognitive decline within 18 months of testing.
A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida and Washington University School of Medicine adds a new twist to the body of evidence suggesting human obesity is due in part to genetic factors.
People at known high risk for Alzheimerâ€™s disease develop abnormal brain function even before the appearance of amyloid plaques that are characteristic of the disease.
People with a known, high risk for Alzheimerâ€™s disease develop abnormal brain function even before the appearance of telltale amyloid plaques that are characteristic of the disease, according to a new study.
What are the earliest brain changes associated with the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease?
Physical activity promotes changes in the brain that may protect high-risk individuals against cognitive decline, including development of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an extremely complicated disease. Several proteins seem to be involved in its cause and progression.
Low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, in older men is associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Accera, Inc., a medical research and development company delivering breakthrough therapies for serious diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), announced today that Thomas Werner, Ph.D., has been appointed President and CEO. Concurrently with Dr.
Biomarkers in blood serum can be combined with clinical information to accurately classify patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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