Overzealous neural responses may protect some amyloid-bearers from slipping into cognitive decline, a study suggests.
By paring back calcium signaling, researchers prevented signs of Alzheimer’s in mice carrying a presenilin mutation. Could the strategy work in humans?
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An award-winning film follows a social worker set on bringing music to people with dementia, and documents their unforgettable moments of awakening.
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Data suggest Aβ-dependent and –independent pathways combine forces to compromise cognition in otherwise healthy people.
Scientists advance a new explanation for how Aβ dampens synaptic plasticity.
Researchers argue for a public-private superfund to advance many Alzheimer’s therapeutics projects in parallel.
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An oligonucleotide designed to tamp down an enzyme that causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis seems safe...
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.
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