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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returns for a Repeat Performance in 2015

Add Private note Add An editorial note Last year's ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis netted $220 million in donations for ALS charities, and the 2015 challenge is off to a strong start with $100,000 from Major League Baseball. ...

Deep-Brain Stimulation: Surgical Relief for Parkinson's and Beyond

In this series, ARF takes stock of deep-brain stimulation after more than a decade of life-altering procedures,  In deep brain stimulation, surgeons implant wires into the brain and hook them up to a pacemaker-like stimulator implanted in the chest, which ...

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: A Family Choice

Add Private note Add An editorial note For families with autosomal-dominant neurological conditions, the fear of passing on the disease to their children looms large. Now, people at this highest genetic risk can ensure that they have healthy children by ...

Medical Foods for Alzheimer's: Palatable Therapy or Snake Oil?

In the absence of truly effective treatments, and in the presence of a rapidly growing, dementia-prone population of elders, it's perhaps no surprise that people are increasingly open to products claiming even the slightest hint of promise, however ...

Will Technology Revolutionize Dementia Diagnosis and Care?

As populations age worldwide and the number of people with dementia is set to soar over the next few decades, a crisis in eldercare looms. At the same time, the use of personal technology—smartphones, tablets, wearable monitors—is exploding. Can ...

Update on DIAN, API, A4: All About Biomarkers, Trials, and Funds

Alzforum readers who follow the science of preclinical Alzheimer's and prevention may have heard about three independent but complementary programs that together are laying the groundwork for secondary prevention trials across the spectrum of rare to ...

CRISPR: A New Tool For Gene Editors

Add Private note Add An editorial note CRISPR Gene Editing—Poised to Revolutionize Neuroscience? Neuroscientists Probe CRISPR Transgenics and Treatment Paradigms ...

Stress and Trauma: New Frontier Calling AD Researchers

Add Private note Add An editorial note With the nation at war for eight continuous years, and awareness of the dangers of sports concussions on the rise, a new priority—and opportunity—are taking shape for neurodegenerative disease researchers. In a time ...

Modern Microscopy

Add Private note Add An editorial note Modern Microscopy Skims Surface of Living Minds and Spines Modern Microscopy Plumbs the Depths of Brain Tissue ...

Metabolomics Comes of Age

Add Private note Add An editorial note Move over, genome, transcriptome, proteome. The latest ome aims to map every metabolite linked to human health and disease. Metabolomics, although still a nascent field, offers hope for biomarkers and treatments in ...

To Sleep, Perchance to Clean…the Brain, Make Memories

Add Private note Add An editorial note Researchers have tied sleep to clearance of waste products such as excess Aβ. New research suggests this clearance may be driven by a change in the extracellular ion composition, which swells the interstitial fluid. ...

Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013

Cerebrospinal Fluid Tau Climbs in Aβ Mouse Models Coverage Denial For Amyloid Scans Riles Alzheimer’s Community Pooled GWAS Reveals New Alzheimer’s Genes and Pathways Are Subtle Memory Concerns a Sign of Future Dementia? Clinical Trials Roundup: Four Hits ...

International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2006

Madrid: ICAD Conference Draws to a Close Madrid: BACE Found to Have Big Job in Wrapping Motoneurons Madrid: Why Do People Drop Out of Trials? Madrid: Stressed Brain—SNP Carriers Can Have Cake and Eat It Madrid: BACE News Roundup, Part 1 Madrid: BACE News ...

International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2004

Philadelphia: All Eyes on PIB Imaging—Is It Coming Along? Philadelphia: All Is Not Well with the Statin Story Philadelphia: Can a Shrinking Brain Be Good for You? Philadelphia: Dementia Types Just Won’t Fit into Little Boxes Philadelphia: Diagnosis Light ...

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