In a large observational study, high blood pressure in midlife correlated with faster cognitive decline over the next two decades.
Researchers continue to screen blood for factors that signal neurodegenerative disease.
G8 leaders set 2025 as their goal to find better treatment for Alzheimer's and vowed to coordinate research and care strategies.
The April issue of Health Affairs is dedicated to Alzheimer’s. Authors gathered in Washington, D.C., to articulate how world policy could take shape.
Exome sequencing identifies a new Alzheimer’s risk gene—phospholipase D3.
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Researchers at BACE meeting explore how trafficking and degradation of the protease relate to amyloid pathology in AD.
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Older people improved memory and attention after playing a challenging video game, supporting the idea that multitasking could have benefits for cognition.
Studies reported at AAIC demonstrate that biomarkers help predict who will develop cognitive impairment and dementia.
In a large retrospective study, people with the highest plasma levels of an inflammatory protein experienced the greatest decline in reasoning abilities over the next 10 years.
A close-up of the protein mayhem within the synaptic bouton offers scientists an unprecedented glimpse of the activity inside.
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.
Do blood components really leak across an inflamed blood-brain barrier early on in the development of Alzheimer’s disease? Some GWAS hits and budding neuro-imaging and fluid markers are helping researchers find out.
At AAIC 2014, crenezumab Phase 2 trial results stirred debate.