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Why Do Some People with Alzheimer’s Disease Die Without Cognitive Impairment, While Others Do?

Since the time of Dr. Alois Alzheimer himself, two proteins (beta-amyloid (Aβ) and tau) have become tantamount to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But ...

Alzheimer’s Disease May Be More Prevalent And Manifests Itself Differently Among African Americans

(CHICAGO) – A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center reviews research that suggests that the risk for developing Alzheimer’s ...

“Chaperone” Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer’s Treatment

Compounds identified that stabilize retromer protein complex, which protects neurons from amyloid-beta ... Full story

Your aging genes: What you need to know about your risk for dementia

Lecture by UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Director Charles DeCarli ... Full story

No Evidence of AD-Associated Changes in Adolescents Carrying Genetic Risk Factors

According to Two New Studies Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease ... Full story

Changes Needed to Prepare Workforce to Care for Adults With Alzheimer's

Immediate and significant changes are needed in order to ensure a larger and better trained workforce able to care for the current and growing population of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease, say University of Cincinnati (UC) experts. ... Full story

Discovery could lead to new drug targets to fight Alzheimer's Disease

In collaboration with researchers at the University of Oxford (UK), scientists at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), based at the University of Wollongong, have made a significant contribution to the worldwide search for drug targets to prevent or treat age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, which affect more than 44.4 million people worldwide. ... Full story

Caffeine against Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers working with Prof. Dr. Christa E. Müller from the University of Bonn demonstrates a positive effect on tau deposits ... Full story

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