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Higher Education May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Madison, Wisconsin - That college diploma may help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s decades later. ...

New insights could result in changes to the therapeutic strategy to combat Alzheimer’s

System developed for this research that could reduce a number of animal tests. ...

Non-memory Alzheimer's symptoms more likely in younger people

People with Alzheimer’s may not always experience memory loss as their first symptom of the disease, with younger people more likely to have problems with judgement, language or visual and spatial awareness than older people ... Full story

Proteins may slow memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s

By Meg Brown - Certain proteins may slow the devastating memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease, according to a groundbreaking Iowa State University study. ... Full story

New Alzheimer’s drug to enter clinical trials

Lancaster University has filed a patent application for the drug, and it will be progressing into clinical trials run by the north-west research company MAC Clinical Research. ... Full story

Alzheimer protein’s structure may explain its toxicity

“S” triple beta sheet structure of amyloid beta-42 ... Full story

Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer’s disease

University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. ... Full story

Scientists find new link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s

By Michael C. Purdy - Researchers have uncovered a unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, providing further evidence that a disease that robs people of their memories may be affected by elevated blood sugar, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. ... Full story

Green Tea Extract and Exercise Hinder Progress of Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice

Comprehensive study of EGCG, a compound found in green tea, could lead to treatments of Alzheimer’s in humans ... Full story

NIH summit delivers recommendations to transform Alzheimer’s disease research

Leading experts, advocates call for innovative approaches and collaborations to speed discovery ... Full story

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