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2013-06-24 10:37:13

Researchers in Berlin and Munich, Germany and Oxford, United Kingdom, have revealed that a protein well known for its role in Alzheimer's disease controls spindle development in muscle and leads to impaired movement in mice when the protein is absent or treated with inhibitors.

Alzheimer's Disease Drug Stopped Mid-Trial
2013-06-17 05:08:38

Eli Lilly & Co has ended a clinical trial for an Alzheimer's disease drug during the middle of the study after patients showed abnormal liver biochemical tests.

2013-06-13 10:06:12

Multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers Quantify Brain Protein Changes In Alzheimer Patients
2013-06-13 08:30:44

Researchers have found that the brains of patients with early-onset Alzheimer's produce about 20 percent more of a protein fragment known as amyloid beta 42 than family members without the disease.

2013-05-29 10:13:32

Scientists at the University of Liverpool and Callaghan Innovation in New Zealand have developed a new chemical approach to help harness the natural ability of complex sugars to treat Alzheimer's disease.

Promising Alzheimer’s Drug Fails In Second Test Round
2013-05-24 12:47:59

According to a group researchers, tests of the anti-cancer drug bexarotene failed to stop the formation of the amyloid brain plaques that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, conflicting with the results of an identical 2012 study.

2013-05-15 23:03:02

MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.