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STUNNING: Alzheimer's disease is NOT caused by amyloid plaque - the disease is multi-factorial and rooted in inflammation

STUNNING: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IS NOT CAUSED BY AMYLOID PLAQUE - THE DISEASE IS MULTI-FACTORIAL AND ROOTED IN INFLAMMATION

The facts about Alzheimer's disease are truly alarming: Over 5.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with this condition, and by...

 
 
 
Polyneuropathy Risk Identified in Six Biomarkers of Inflammation

POLYNEUROPATHY RISK IDENTIFIED IN SIX BIOMARKERS OF INFLAMMATION

For the first time a team of researchers have identified six biomarkers of inflammation that indicate the risk of polyneuropathy, a...

MIMICKING CROSS-Α AMYLOIDS

Mimicking cross-α amyloids Mimicking cross-α amyloids, Published online: 17 August 2018; doi:10.1038/s41589-018-0118-0 The design of...

 
 
 
New Drug Shows Promise Against Alzheimer's

NEW DRUG SHOWS PROMISE AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S

A promising new drug appears to be especially good at sopping up toxic pieces of beta amyloid protein that stick together in the brain...

Experimental Alzheimer's drug stirs hope after early trials

EXPERIMENTAL ALZHEIMER'S DRUG STIRS HOPE AFTER EARLY TRIALS

A drug for early-stage dementia shows promise in reducing the formation of beta-amyloid clusters, a hallmark of Alzheimer's, according...

 
 
 
Biogen, Eisai Claim Success in New Analysis of Failed Alzheimer's Study

BIOGEN, EISAI CLAIM SUCCESS IN NEW ANALYSIS OF FAILED ALZHEIMER'S STUDY

Biogen and Eisai are reporting encouraging data from a mid-stage study in Alzheimer's disease, reviving hopes for a drug and an approach...

 
 
 
What Causes Alzheimer's Disease may Protect from Herpes Infection

WHAT CAUSES ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE MAY PROTECT FROM HERPES INFECTION

Amyloid beta protein protects the brain from herpes infection by entrapping viral particles, research at the Massachusetts General...

Alzheimer's may NOT be caused by toxic protein clumps killing brain cells: Study debunks the theory

ALZHEIMER'S MAY NOT BE CAUSED BY TOXIC PROTEIN CLUMPS KILLING BRAIN CELLS: STUDY DEBUNKS THE THEORY

Unlike previous findings, researchers from the University of Queensland did not find amyloid protein plaques lead to nerve cell death...

 
 
 

TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE TO IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTION IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE MOUSE MODEL

Using two complementary approaches to reduce the deposits of amyloid-beta in the brain rather than either approach alone improved spatial...

Just ONE sleepless night raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease

JUST ONE SLEEPLESS NIGHT RAISES THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

A study of 20 people, led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, found a night without sleep increased the...

 
 
 
New Blood Test for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

NEW BLOOD TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Alzheimer's disease can be identified at an early stage by a new blood test which measures the relative amounts of a pathological and...

HRT could protect middle-aged women against Alzheimer's

HRT COULD PROTECT MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S

The Mayo Clinic team found women taking the treatment had lower accumulations of amyloid plaques - toxic proteins that are linked to...

 
 
 

ALZHEON FILES FOR $81M IPO TO FUND PHASE 3 ALZHEIMER'S TRIAL

Alzheon is looking to tap public investors for $81 million to take a beta amyloid Alzheimer's drug into phase 3. The Nasdaq IPO will...

Chief Cause of Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline Identified

CHIEF CAUSE OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND COGNITIVE DECLINE IDENTIFIED

Alzheimer's disease may be caused by a protein called phosphorylated tau which is responsible for cognitive decline. Research looked...

 
 
 
Alzheimer's Disease Can Now Be Reversed

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE CAN NOW BE REVERSED

Avoiding the build-up of amyloid plaques crucially involved in Alzheimer's disease by deleting an enzyme can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's.

Brain surgery could 'spread' Alzheimer's disease

BRAIN SURGERY COULD 'SPREAD' ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Researchers from University College London analysed four young people with brain bleeds caused by amyloid protein build-ups and discovered...

 
 
 
Alzheimer's treatment may need to begin before plaques form

ALZHEIMER'S TREATMENT MAY NEED TO BEGIN BEFORE PLAQUES FORM

One of the defining characteristics of Alzheimer's disease is the presence of toxic amyloid plaques that build up in patients' brains....

Autoimmunity may be the Cause for the Mysterious Nerve Damaging Disorder

AUTOIMMUNITY MAY BE THE CAUSE FOR THE MYSTERIOUS NERVE DAMAGING DISORDER

Immunoglobulin infusions improve pain and function in 75 percent of patients thought to have autoimmune small-fiber polyneuropathy.