Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

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.

2011-07-19 00:30:00

Mathematical Model Still Needs "Real World" Proof Also, "Resilience Index" May Predict Successful Cognitive Aging - PARIS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new mathematical model of global Alzheimer's risk suggests that reducing the prevalence of well-known, lifestyle-based, chronic disease risk factors by 25 percent could potentially prevent 3 million cases of Alzheimer's worldwide, according to new research presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference...

2011-07-17 01:00:00

PARIS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association recognized four leading scientists for their extraordinary contributions to Alzheimer's disease research at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2011) in Paris, France.

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).

2011-06-30 18:23:17

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, have identified a series of novel proteins in human cerebrospinal fluid.

2011-06-24 07:51:00

The second most common cause of degenerative Parkinsonism is a devastating disease that currently has no available treatment.

2011-05-22 00:02:21

The Spanish conquistadors dreamed of gold in the hills of Colombia. In the 21st century, a new breed of explorer is in hot pursuit of a treasure far more precious: a way to prevent or cure Alzheimer’s disease.

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.

2011-04-21 07:50:29

It’s been 27 years since the clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease has been revised.

2011-04-14 08:16:02

Areas of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD) may start shrinking up to a decade before dementia is diagnosed, according to a new study.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.