Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

2010-01-27 16:40:26

Women experiencing an early onset of menopause could develop dementia at a younger age.

2010-01-17 08:25:00

Nearly 20 years ago Huntington Potter kicked up a storm of controversy with the idea that Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s were the same disease -- Now the evidence is in: He was right.

2010-01-15 15:40:00

British scientists are currently developing a test that can detect Alzheimer's up to 20 years before any symptoms show.

2010-01-12 11:00:00


2009-12-10 14:05:57

Aging is the single greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. In their latest study, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies found that simply slowing the aging process in mice prone to develop Alzheimer's disease prevented their brains from turning into a neuronal wasteland.

2009-12-09 10:53:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a new study on immune-based treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which was conducted at 30 sites around the country, will be published in the December 15 issue of Neurology®. Lead author, Stephen P.

2009-11-24 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Every 70 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease, and the number of cases is expected to double every 20 years.

2009-11-17 14:16:10

Brain imaging can offer a window into risk for diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.