Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

2008-12-22 09:21:47

Researchers have found that two proteins which work in tandem in the brain's blood vessels present a double whammy in Alzheimer's disease.

2008-11-30 07:20:00

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.

2008-11-29 11:41:22

The adult children of people with the inherited form of Alzheimer's disease are being sought for a new study of the rare disorder. Three hundred adults with a biological parent diagnosed with a known genetic mutation causing the early-onset form of Alzheimer's are being sought for a six-year, $16 million study being funded by the U.S.

2008-11-26 19:57:20

U.S. experts at the Alzheimer's Association offer help in differentiating between changes that come with aging and Alzheimer's disease. Being less able to remember certain things as a person gets older, they say, need not be a sign of ill health.

2008-11-26 18:50:49

Officials of the U.S.

2008-11-25 17:36:47

A commonly used anesthetic can produce changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in the brains of living mammals, U.S. researchers said.

2008-11-16 12:00:00

A new finding suggests older adults with fewer fiber-like tangles of a protein linked with Alzheimer's stay sharper throughout life than those who age normally.

2008-11-11 12:00:26

TorreyPines Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, has agreed to sell its Alzheimer's disease genetics research program to Eisai for an upfront cash payment.

2008-10-02 21:00:05

By Melissa Evans The number of people living with Alzheimer's disease will more than double over the next two decades, placing financial pressure on the public health system and thousands of caregivers throughout Los Angeles County, says a report released Wednesday.

2008-08-12 09:15:00

Lower educational achievement may be early sign

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]