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Extra Weight in Midlife Hastens Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

RESEARCH NEWS 2015-09-04 Research News Carrying extra weight in midlife may bring on Alzheimer’s disease earlier. According to a study published September 1 in Molecular Psychiatry, for every increment in body mass index (BMI) at age 50, AD arrives almost seven months earlier. ...

Estrogen Therapy Could Hold Back Alzheimer’s, Shrink the Brain?

RESEARCH NEWS 2015-09-03 Research News The hormone estrogen has a long and fitful history in Alzheimer’s research, and at the recent Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, scientists grappled anew with its possible impact on amyloid-β deposition, brain structure, and ...

Does Peripheral Immune Activity Tame Alzheimer’s Disease?

RESEARCH NEWS 2015-09-03 Research News Scientists are still trying to parse out the factors that make inflammation a force for good or ill in Alzheimer’s disease. Now, researchers led by Michal Schwartz at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, suggest it makes a ...

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King's College London
United Kingdom

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