Death receptor role in Alzheimer's disease looks less likely than was originally thought following a high-profile paper in 2009.
A gene already well known to counteract aging appears to improve cognition.
Deep-brain stimulation of the nucleus basalis of Meynert appeared safe and tolerable for Alzheimer’s patients.
Researchers are increasingly branching out from their old focus on Aβ and tau to understand how these proteins intersect with physiological processes and new genetic regulatory mechanisms in the aging brain.
The overused adage of the fountain of youth rears its head again, as four new studies show how young blood rejuvenates old brain and muscle, pumping up the vasculature, stem cells, and restoring microglia’s appetite for waste products. Researcher are isolating the responsible factors, for example GDF11.