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Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

Alzheimer's Disease: Protective Gene Variant Sheds Light On Potential New Treatment
2013-04-26 04:44:04

New research published Thursday in the journal Neuron sheds new light on the molecular causes of Alzheimer’s disease, while also revealing a potential new therapy which could help prevent cognitive decline and brain damage during the early stages of the neurodegenerative disorder.

2013-04-18 12:15:11

Close family members of people with Alzheimer's disease are more than twice as likely as those without a family history to develop silent buildup of brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.

2013-04-10 14:38:04

A variation in the gene ABCA7 causes a twofold increase in the risk of late onset Alzheimer disease among African Americans.

2013-03-07 14:40:20

"Use it or lose it." The saying could apply especially to the brain when it comes to protecting against Alzheimer's disease.

2012-07-18 01:06:44

Diagnostic tests are increasingly capable of identifying plaques and tangles present in Alzheimer's disease, yet the disease remains untreatable.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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