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2013-10-17 10:36:21

Even for elderly people with no signs of dementia, those with hardening of the arteries are more likely to also have the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

2013-10-16 11:36:40

New research led by Marco Prado, PhD, of Western University has identified a pathway used by the brain to try to protect itself from toxicity that occurs with Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2013-09-23 23:26:46

Two rare mutations in the human gene that lead to the most common, late-onset variant of Alzheimer's have been identified by Chair Member of the Cure Alzheimer's Disease Research Consortium,

Alzheimer's Development And Progression Seen Through New Imaging Agents
2013-09-20 04:27:08

Researchers have created a new class of imaging agents that could allow them to view the biological processes that occur in the brain during the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

2013-08-22 10:27:23

A leading group of Alzheimer's researchers contends that, as biomarkers to detect signals of the disease improve at providing clinically meaningful information, researchers will need guidance on how to constructively disclose test results and track how disclosure impacts both patients and the data collected in research studies.

Lab-made Complexes Absorb More Sunlight
2013-08-21 15:47:02

A ring of protein and pigments, half synthetic and half natural, can be used to quickly prototype light-harvesting antennas that absorb more sunlight than fully natural ones

Iron Accumulation Contributes To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-08-21 04:32:35

On the heels of a study which found that copper could factor into the onset and progression of the neurodegenerative condition, a second group of scientists has published research suggesting that iron accumulation could be one of the core contributing factors leading to the onset of Alzheimer's Disease.


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ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".