While hospital stays are no fun for anyone, such experiences can be particularly traumatic for people with dementia...
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.
By beaming red light at a blood sample and measuring the scattered photons, scientists claim to identify people with Alzheimer’s disease.
The severity of ALS correlates with how badly mutations destabilize superoxide dismutase 1, and promote its aggregation, according to a new study.
MRI in mice could help explain disconnections in neural circuitry that precede amyloid plaques.
A broad genetic analysis suggests that mutations in a microtubule subunit enhance the risk for ALS.
Introducing a clinical trials database for ALS that encompasses nearly 9,000 patient records, the organizers tease with the first few findings.
A small Aβ fragment produced in healthy brains binds acetylcholine receptors and enhances synaptic plasticity and learning, while blocking the toxic effects of Aβ42.
Researchers have discovered a mutation within the mutation that is the C9ORF72 expansion causing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia...
Gabrielle Strobel met up with Luca Santarelli, who has moved into drug discovery research at Roche/Genentech and now oversees the AD therapy development program, among others...
Compounds derived from cocoa beans boost blood volume to part of the brain, and may counteract age-related decline in memory.
It is easy to confuse one motor neuron disease for another: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, primary lateral sclerosis, and lower motor neuron disease can all mimic each other...
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...
Standardized scale to harmonize results from different imaging strategies.
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