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Latest Biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease Stories

2011-07-07 06:52:34

The little-studied amyloid peptide may be promoting Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to this study.

2011-07-04 12:39:41

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) and their collaborators have shed light on the function of a little-studied amyloid peptide in promoting Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2011-07-03 12:35:02

Highly aggregative and neurotoxic amyloid peptide Abeta43 points the way to new approaches for AD diagnosis and treatmentTokyo, July 4, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) and their collaborators have shed light on the function of a little-studied amyloid peptide in promoting Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2011-06-29 18:13:55

Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration.

2011-06-15 06:20:00

A unique brain scanner is used to allow the assessment of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles- the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease- in adults with Down syndrome.

2011-06-14 01:33:52

In one of the first studies of its kind, UCLA researchers used a unique brain scan to assess the levels of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles — the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease — in adults with Down syndrome.

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2011-06-07 09:33:44

In what they are calling a new direction in the study of Alzheimer's disease, UC Santa Barbara scientists have made an important finding about what happens to brain cells that are destroyed in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

2011-05-26 20:45:04

Stress promotes neuropathological changes that are also seen in Alzheimer's disease.

2011-05-12 04:00:00

SUN CITY, Ariz., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI) has found further evidence linking copper to the increased probability of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the current issue of the International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol.

2011-05-02 19:45:01

Higher levels of cell chatter boost amyloid beta in the brain regions that Alzheimer’s hits first, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.


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