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Australians living longer but heart disease and Alzheimer’s on the rise

Global Burden of Disease Independent Advisory Committee ...

Running and walking may lower Alzheimer’s Disease risk

An estimated 5 million Americans aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. As drug companies struggle to find a cure, new research ...

Exercisers Have Less Alzheimer's-Associated Plaque

Madison, Wisconsin - People who said they exercised five times a week in late middle age did better on cognitive tests and showed less accumulation of the beta amyloid plaque, the protein that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. ... Full story

Form and Function: New MRI Technique Measures Brain Structure and Function to Diagnose or Rule Out Alzheimer's Disease

Two Penn Medicine Studies Articulate Efficacy of Non-Invasive MRI Test for Alzheimer's ... Full story

Blocking receptor in brain’s immune cells counters Alzheimer’s in mice, study finds

Brain cells called microglia chew up toxic substances and cell debris, calm inflammation and make nerve-cell-nurturing substances. New research shows that keeping them on the job may prevent neurodegeneration. ... Full story

Finding a perfect match to attack Alzhemier's disease

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are conducting world-first modelling of a range of naturally occurring molecules in the hopes of finding a perfect match that could one day be used in a new drug to help treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease. ... Full story

Researchers at Mainz University explore new approach for treating Alzheimer's disease

Psoriasis medication may be effective in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease ... Full story

Studying the Connectome: Sofka, Watts & Colleagues Apply New Brain Science to Alzheimer’s Disease

Class of 2017 medical student Ryan Sofka stands in the UVM MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging. (Photo: COM Design & Photography) An MRI image from Watts, Sofka and colleagues' research. ... Full story

UC Researchers Studying Investigational Drug for Alzheimer's Patients

CINCINNATI—Up to 5.3 million Americans currently have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a number that is expected to triple by 2050 due to the aging of the population. ... Full story

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