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NEW MOLECULE REVERSES ALZHEIMER'S-LIKE MEMORY DECLINE

LA JOLLA-A drug candidate developed by Salk researchers, and previously shown to slow aging in brain cells, successfully reversed memory...

AbbVie Walks From Voyager R&D Pact Spanning Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

ABBVIE WALKS FROM VOYAGER R&D PACT SPANNING ALZHEIMER'S, PARKINSON'S

A partnership between Voyager Therapeutics and AbbVie developing gene therapies for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's has ended without a...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Cerevel's Shell, Thrive's Rise, Drug Price Drama & More

BIO ROUNDUP: CEREVEL'S SHELL, THRIVE'S RISE, DRUG PRICE DRAMA & MORE

The biotech IPO market is buzzing but Cerevel Therapeutics is showing that there's more than one path to the public markets. This week...

Lifestyle, Policy Changes Could Make Big Dent in Dementia Burden

LIFESTYLE, POLICY CHANGES COULD MAKE BIG DENT IN DEMENTIA BURDEN

About 40% of dementia cases may be prevented or delayed by modifying 12 risk factors, researchers reported at the 2020 virtual Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Roche Pays $120M for Rights to UCB's Tau-Targeting Alzheimer's Drug

ROCHE PAYS $120M FOR RIGHTS TO UCB'S TAU-TARGETING ALZHEIMER'S DRUG

As the Alzheimer's disease world continues to closely follow the development of therapies that break up clumps of beta amyloid on patients'...

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer's disease

SCIENTISTS GET CLOSER TO BLOOD TEST FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

An experimental blood test has been highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer's disease from those without it in several...

 
 
 
Could the Flu Shot Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer's?

COULD THE FLU SHOT LOWER YOUR RISK FOR ALZHEIMER'S?

Two new studies being presented Monday at this summer's virtual Alzheimer's Association International Conference found a lower incidence...

Pneumonia vaccine may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's by up to 40%, study finds

PNEUMONIA VACCINE MAY REDUCE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER'S BY UP TO 40%, STUDY FINDS

A new study from Duke University found that receiving the pneumonia vaccine reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's by 25% to 30%...

 
 
 
Ten Targets for Reducing Alzheimer's Risk

TEN TARGETS FOR REDUCING ALZHEIMER'S RISK

Ten risk factors appeared to have a significant effect on developing Alzheimer's disease, many of which could be targeted with preventive...

BONNIE ESTRIDGE on life with Alzheimer's: A new test for my illness. sniffing peanut butter!

BONNIE ESTRIDGE ON LIFE WITH ALZHEIMER'S: A NEW TEST FOR MY ILLNESS. SNIFFING PEANUT BUTTER!

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: Have you heard of the peanut butter test for Alzheimer's? If you can't smell it, it could be an early-warning sign...

 
 
 

FROM MONOMER TO FIBRIL: ABETA‐AMYLOID BINDING TO ADUCANUMAB ANTIBODY STUDIED BY MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION

Abstract Alzheimer's disease is one of the most common causes of dementia. It is believed that the aggregation of short Aβ‐peptides...

Biogen Alzheimer's Drug in FDA's Court Following Completion of Filing

BIOGEN ALZHEIMER'S DRUG IN FDA'S COURT FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF FILING

By early September Biogen-plus the many scientists, patients, and investors following the saga of its controversial Alzheimer's drug...

 
 
 
Succeeding where Big Pharma failed: Plant-based nutrients in mushrooms and tea found to delay cognitive decline linked to Alzheimer's

SUCCEEDING WHERE BIG PHARMA FAILED: PLANT-BASED NUTRIENTS IN MUSHROOMS AND TEA FOUND TO DELAY COGNITIVE DECLINE LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore identified an antioxidant in mushrooms that can reduce the risk of...

DATE WITH A CURE UPDATES COMMUNITY ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH

Alzheimer's San Diego hosted its annual conference over video conference due to COVID-19...

 
 
 
Amylyx Adds $30M to Press On With Neuro Drug for ALS, Alzheimer's

AMYLYX ADDS $30M TO PRESS ON WITH NEURO DRUG FOR ALS, ALZHEIMER'S

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals' two-pronged approach to neurodegenerative diseases has shown promise in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis testing...

Coronavirus pandemic has led to spike in at least 15,000 additional Alzheimer's deaths

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HAS LED TO SPIKE IN AT LEAST 15,000 ADDITIONAL ALZHEIMER'S DEATHS

Approximately 100,000 people died from Alzheimer's disease and dementia between February 2020 and May 2020, about 15,000 more than...

 
 
 
Researchers May Have Found Out Why More Women Get Alzheimer's Disease

RESEARCHERS MAY HAVE FOUND OUT WHY MORE WOMEN GET ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

From Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D. and the team at Weill Cornell Medicine.

'Game changing' research discovers 'striking' links between genes and gut bacteria

'GAME CHANGING' RESEARCH DISCOVERS 'STRIKING' LINKS BETWEEN GENES AND GUT BACTERIA

Specific genes are linked to the existence and amount of certain gut bacteria, according to new research involving nearly 4,000 individuals...

 
 
 
Alzheimer's May Develop Differently in Women

ALZHEIMER'S MAY DEVELOP DIFFERENTLY IN WOMEN

Women developed Alzheimer's disease-related brain changes earlier than men, a cross-sectional imaging study showed. Compared with their...

New Brunswick's first COVID-19 death linked to nursing home outbreak

NEW BRUNSWICK'S FIRST COVID-19 DEATH LINKED TO NURSING HOME OUTBREAK

FREDERICTON - The first person in New Brunswick to die from COVID-19 is being remembered as a hard-working man whose top concern was...