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Scientists find new type of Alzheimers that may affect thousands

Scientists find new type of Alzheimers that may affect thousands


It's time we stop thinking of dementia as a 'one-size-fits-

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Alzheimer's disease has destroyed neurons in the right-hand brain above

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Scientists discover new kind of Alzheimer's affecting thousands

Beta-amyloid is a substance thought to be involved in destroying brain connections in Alzheimer's

How Scientists Are Helping New Neurons Survive In The 'Battle Field' Of Alzheimer's Disease

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A radical new approach to treating the fearful disease is showing promise

Scientists Identify New Type of Dementia That Mimics Alzheimer's

brain scan of cerebral atrophy

New Alzheimer's test can predict age when disease will appear

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Scientists found a new way to slow Alzheimer's progress

We Need New Ideas for Fighting Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's: Scientists express excitement after discovering two new genes linked to the disease

The Alzheimer's gamble: NIH tries to turn billions in new funding into treatment for deadly brain disease

Form of dementia that 'mimics' Alzheimer's symptoms discovered

Searching for Lost Memories Under Thousands of Microscopes

Amyloid protein in Alzheimer's disease.

New Alzheimer's research suggests herpes as a cause, opening up new avenues for treatment

A drug which has been used to treat liver disease for decades could help to restore cells damaged by Alzheimer's, a new study from the University of ...

Microorganisms that live in our gut may influence physical and cognitive health, and possibly even

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A PET scan showing positive for amyloid

Newly identified (red) and known (blue) genes linked to Alzheimer's disease spike

Blood being taken for a test

Dr Atri offers a more detailed review of the report below:

Around 120,000 people are estimated to suffer from Lewy Body Dementia in the UK

Beta-amyloid plaques, inflammation, and tau tangles are major culprits behind late-

Researchers Develop New Tech to Predict Alzheimer's Disease Earlier Than Ever

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Alzheimer's Disease

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... new experimental drugs, existing drugs developed for other conditions, and non-drug interventions – as all have the potential to make a huge impact on ...

A new study is changing how scientists think about Alzheimer's disease

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Amyloid beta plaques accumulated in a mouse hippocampus.

An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?

HIV drugs may help Alzheimer's, says study proposing an undiscovered root cause

The disease cost the nation $210 billion last year; that rate is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050.

Such “ifs” can be tantalizing and dangerous, particularly if the driving hope behind them masks self-deception or persistent blind spots in the science.

Scientists now suspect that a major cause of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's could be the air we breathe.

Uncovering New Players in the Fight Against Alzheimer's



Pimavanserin targets the THT2A nerve receptor

Neurosurgery could spread protein linked to Alzheimer's, study finds

Missing man and woman used to depict Alzheimer's Germ hunters missing at 2017 Alzheimer's research conference

It's now the fifth leading cause of death. Cases are up 89 percent since 2000, says the Alzheimer's Association. There's no cure or preventive.

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Chronic stress could lead to depression and dementia, scientists warn

Citizen scientists and an app for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists Discover Signs of New Neurons Developing Even in Adult Brains as Old as 87

Alzheimer's Disease

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Do we make new neurons throughout our lives?

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Alzheimer's protein may spread like an infection, human brain scans suggest

amyloid-beta buildup in mouse brain

Deep brain stimulation may slow the progression of Alzheimer's symptoms — Quartz

An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?


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Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children - VICE

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Herpes could be a cause of Alzheimer's disease – here's why

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It offers the prospect of the disease being targeted much more effectively because by knowing which

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More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age

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FDA Clears 23AndMe to Sell Home Genetic Tests for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

International Psychogeriatrics Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Kundalini Yoga in Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Alzheimer's Germ Quest venn diagram to depict that Alzheimer's Researchers and Infectious Disease Researchers need to

Stanford-led team simulates how Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain

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