Leaders protest recent decision to deny Medicare beneficiaries coverage of amyloid scans.
The proportion of seniors with dementia in England appears to be on the decline, new research suggests.
Researchers at AAIC 2013 report that an individual’s subjective sense of worsening memory could be an important predictor of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Speakers at Alzheimer’s conference reviewed planned Phase 1 and prevention trials and preclinical studies.
The route to early dementia starts in adolescence, with low cognitive function and alcohol intoxication as major predictors.
By tracking Alzheimer’s research funding internationally, a new database could help sponsors coordinate research efforts.
At a San Francisco conference addressing Alzheimer’s and related disorders, the agenda featured a diverse mix of topics—occasionally even from the same lab...
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Researchers have tried to tie M1 and M2 status to pathology in neurodegenerative diseases, but leaders in neuroinflammation are beginning to question their usefulness...
Thought to be no place for translation, RNA granules that form in “FUSopathies” turn out to host protein synthesis, after all.
First-generation γ-secretase modulators are less potent in human neurons than in some other cell types, possibly explaining why these drugs failed in clinical trials.
Exome sequencing identifies a new Alzheimer’s risk gene—phospholipase D3.
It’s not just for tugging APP around the neuron: The SORLA receptor may also bind Aβ and hasten its demise.
In a cell culture system, astrocytes from people with ALS kill motor neurons. The model could yield more discoveries about the fundamental biology of this disease.
Researchers have identified the striatum as a site of neurogenesis in the adult brain, but not in people with Huntington’s disease.