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Testing blood levels of a protein that brain cells leak when faulty or dying detected people with Alzheimer’s disease years before their symptoms emerged. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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New research suggests that fecal transplants from “super donors” could cure a host of conditions, ranging from irritable bowel syndrome to Alzheimer’s. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The toxic beta-amyloid protein inactivates a protein that is key to the functioning of the parts of brain cells that receive signals from other cells. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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According to a recent study, leaky capillaries could be more important to the development of Alzheimer’s disease than protein buildup in the brain. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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A Danish population-based study finds a strong link between psychological distress and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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A drug that researchers are testing against a range of conditions might also prevent Alzheimer’s. The drug blocks toxic protein buildup in the brain. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be developing Alzheimer’s. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Why does exercise have a protective effect on our memory? A new study conducted primarily in mice identifies a major factor that determines this effect. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The largest genetic study of Alzheimer’s to date finds nine entirely new genetic locations that contribute to the risk of developing the disease. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The relative importance of structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and tau positron emission tomography (PET) to predict diagnosis and cognition in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is unclear. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Generations of mice descended from females whose diet was high in choline had fewer Alzheimer’s hallmarks in the brain and better memory function. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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New research shows that the Candida albicans fungus may lead to brain inflammation and impair memory in mice. The results have implications for dementia. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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We examined reasons for low mild cognitive impairment (MCI)-to-cognitively normal (CN) reversion rates in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a neurological syndrome, associated with both frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, in which progressive language impairment emerges as the most salient clinical feature during the initial stages of disease. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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As 2018 slowly but surely draws to a close, we give you an overview of some of the most read and thought-provoking medical research of this year. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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A new study finds that 6 months of exercise, when added to dieting, can reverse 9 years of decline in certain cognitive functions. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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In a new study, researchers find out which brain cells are most vulnerable to the accumulation of toxic plaques that drive Alzheimer’s and speculate why. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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New research examines cognitive function and brain atrophy in both people with and without type 2 diabetes over the course of approximately 5 years. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRDs) are a global crisis facing the aging population and society as a whole. With the numbers of people with ADRDs predicted to rise dramatically across the world, the scientific community can no longer neglect the need for research focusing on ADRDs among underrepresented ethnoracial Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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In this multicenter study on subjective cognitive decline (SCD) in community-based and memory clinic settings, we assessed the (1) incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and non-AD dementia and (2) determinants of progression to dementia. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer’s drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer’s disease. If scientists replicate the study’s promising results, it may be a breakthrough. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role in the protein buildup associated with dementia. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Association between healthy diet and better cognition is well established, but evidence is limited to evaluate the effect of dietary changes adopted in older age. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The Alzheimer’s Association, in partnership with the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) and Alzheimer’s Society (UK), has awarded 21 grants totaling more than $500,000 that aim to improve quality of life for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders program supports emerging Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The genetic architecture of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is only partially understood. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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As the older population of the United States grows, the prevalence of dementia also rises. A new paper discusses dementia and gun ownership. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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We investigated the proteomic profiles of amyloid plaques (APs) from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and age-matched non-AD brains and APP/PS1 transgenic model mice. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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