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Molecular ‘sheep’ could open a scientific gateway

University of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding the movement of molecules in the human body. ...

World's most in depth study to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease

A new multimillion pound study, which will see the most thorough and rigorous series of tests to detect Alzheimer's disease ever performed ...

Alzheimer’s – can we prevent it?

When Professor Ralph Martins and colleagues first proposed that lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise played a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, many researchers in the field dismissed the idea. ... Full story

Diet and exercise can reduce protein build-ups linked to Alzheimer’s, UCLA study shows

Kathy Svitil A study by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior has found that a healthy diet, regular physical activity and a ... Full story

Treatment option for Alzheimer’s disease possible

A research project has shown that an experimental model of Alzheimer’s disease can be successfully treated with a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug. ... Full story

ISU study suggests ‘use it or lose it’ to defend against memory loss

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University researchers have identified a protein essential for building memories that appears to predict the progression of memory loss and brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s patients. ... Full story

A Panel of Biomarkers May Predict Early Alzheimer's Disease

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison Alzheimer’s researchers have identified a scientific approach that may help predict which older adults are more likely to develop cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease well before the onset of dementia. ... Full story

Emory to begin first U.S. clinical trial using adult allogeneic stem cells to treat Alzheimer's disease

Woodruff Health Sciences Center A new study to assess the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of allogeneic stem cells in persons with mild to moderate dementia ... Full story

Complex Work with People Protects Against Alzheimer's Disease

Madison, Wisconsin — Jobs that involve complex social interactions with other people may help keep your brain young. ... Full story

Deep Brain Stimulation continues to show promise for patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease

New findings published today by a team of researchers led by Dr. Andres Lozano at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre (KNC) of Toronto Western Hospital (TWH) have provided further insight into the effects of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. ... Full story

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