Homozygous carriers of GM17—a common IgG1 variant the HSV-1 virus has evolved to evade—had quadruple the risk of developing AD. In a small Swedish cohort, that is.
In updating their broad evaluation of the risk literature, the commission blamed three more modifiable factors for causing 6 percent of all dementia, concluding that 40 percent of cases can be prevented.
New research pushes back the age at which dementia risk from cardiovascular and metabolic factors begins. Should protective lifestyle interventions start in youth?
New synaptic profiling and imaging techniques are enabling scientists to zero in on synaptic proteins, including phospho-tau, that make the difference between clinical Alzheimer’s and resilience.
The FDA will decide whether to approve the antibody as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease on or before March 7, 2021.