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Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

2011-09-01 15:24:41

Researchers have found that a protein variation linked by some genetic studies to Alzheimer's disease is consistently present in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.

2011-08-31 12:42:57

An international team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida has found a genetic variation they say protects against Parkinson's disease.

2011-08-11 12:04:38

A new study suggests that the relationship between brain shrinkage and memory loss in Alzheimer's disease changes across the age spectrum.

2011-07-21 06:59:18

Can you prevent Alzheimer's disease? New research shows up to half of all Alzheimer's cases are attributable to seven preventable risk factors.

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2011-07-21 05:40:22

An experimental procedure using a blood test to screen people for early signs of Alzheimer’s was able to accurately detect the proteins, which begin to build up in the brain a decade or more before they cause memory and thinking problems.

2011-07-20 03:30:00

- New Reports Highlight Advances in Early Detection and Global Collaborations - - French President Sarkozy Addresses Researchers on National Alzheimer's Plan - PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, more than 5,000 scientists from around the world gathered in Paris to report the latest advances in Alzheimer's research at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011).

2011-07-20 03:30:00

- Population Destined to Get Alzheimer's is Ideal to Study Prevention; Trials Being Planned - PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measurable brain chemistry changes may appear 10 to 20 years before the first detectable memory and thinking impairments among people with a rare genetic form of Alzheimer's, according to new research presented today at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) in Paris.


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