Time It Takes to Process Written Words May Predict Alzheimer's Onset
Recent research published in the journal NeuroImage Clinical suggests that the time it takes for someone to process written words may be a reliable predictor of their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
How brain cells die in Alzheimer's and FTD
Removal of a gene called LSD1 in mice induces changes that that look unexpectedly like Alzheimer's. Another surprise: The gene is tangled in those with Alzheimer's and FTD, suggesting LSD1 is a central player in these diseases and a drug target.
Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's
The discovery that lymph vessels in the brain help remove waste suggests glitches in the lymph system might be involved in Alzheimer's and a variety of other brain diseases.
Alzheimer's disease: When does personality start to change?
New study recently investigates if personality changes precede mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
New Information About Alzheimer’s Disease Provides Hope for a Cure
Research shows that one of the most toxic effects of the ApoE4 gene so important to Alzheimer's disease may be the result of an immune response to tau, a different protein.
Good Sleep and Alzheimer's
Can getting quality sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer's Disease: Scientists Close in on How it Starts and How to Stop it.
North Carolina Scientists identify a sequence of events that could be the starting point for AD.