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21.12.2004Use Of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Suspended In Large Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Trial

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that research investigat...

13.12.2004Findings Show How Toxic Proteins Rob Alzheimer's Patients of Memory

Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a molecular mechanism — a...

13.12.2004New Research Explains Alzheimer’s Link To Diabetes; Study Demonstrates Protective Effect Of Low-Fat Diet

Insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE) is a protein known to play a role in eliminating ...

29.11.2004New Study Reveals Locations Of Possible Alzheimer’s Genes

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found two locations in th...

29.11.2004Pet Scans Detect Brain Differences In People At Risk For Alzheimer’s

Using brain imaging, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) ha...

29.11.2004Neuroscientists Studying New Type Of Alzheimer’s Drug Aimed At Halting Disease Progression

Neuroscientists at the Farber Institute for Neurosciences at Thomas Jefferson Un...

27.10.2004High Blood Pressure Related Decline In Cognitive Function Affects Adults Young And Old

High blood pressure in otherwise healthy adults between the ages of 18 and 83 is...

27.10.2004Researchers Identify Brain Protein That Halts Progression Of Alzheimer's

Researchers have identified a protein in the brain that halts the progression of...

21.09.2004Walking May Protect Elderly Men From Dementia

Elderly men who are sedentary or walk less than a quarter of a mile per day are ...

21.09.2004Walking Improves Cognitive Functions In Older Women

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard School of Public...

21.09.2004Study Explores Gene Transfer To Modify The Underlying Course Of Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Investigators at Rush University Medical Center have successfully initiated a ne...

07.09.2004Decreasing Toxins In Brains Of Alzheimer’s Patients Keep Cognitive Deficits At Bay

The ever-slowing capacity to clear the build-up of such toxins as isoprostanes a...

01.09.2004Study Shows That A Diet Rich In DHA Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s Disease

UCLA neuroscientists have shown for the first time that a diet high in the omega...

24.08.2004Study Shows Placing Relative With Dementia Into Long-Term Care Facility Does Little To Ease The Emotional Burden Of Caregivers

A new study shows that caregivers of dementia patients who must make the difficu...

18.08.2004Longevity Protein May Slow Many Neurodegenerative Disorders

A protein linked to increased lifespan in yeast and worms also can delay the deg...

08.08.2004New Animal Research Indicates That Early Clinical Treatment Can Halt The Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease

UC Irvine neurobiologists have provided the first evidence that early clinical t...

04.08.2004Protein May Control Progression Of Alzheimer's

Researchers in the Department of Neurosciences at The Cleveland Clinic Lerner Re...

31.07.2004Prion Finding Offers Insight Into Spontaneous Protein Diseases

UCSF scientists are reporting what they say is compelling evidence that the infe...

24.07.2004Medication Helps Quell The Agitation Of Dementia

Doctors are reporting some success in treating one of the most troubling symptom...

19.07.2004Amyloid-Interfering Drug Candidate Found Safe In Trial Of Alzheimer's Disease Patients

The toxic protein fragment beta-amyloid is a major suspect in Alzheimer's diseas...

19.07.2004Biology Is Not Always Destiny In Alzheimer's, Says New Twins Data

When one twin develops Alzheimer’s disease, the other does not always develop th...

19.07.2004Recent Advances In Brain Imaging May Allow Very Early Diagnosis Of Alzheimer's And Other Dementias

Imaging techniques such as PET are near to becoming useful in diagnosing Alzheim...

19.07.2004Treatment With Aricept Causes A Short-Term, Modest Delay In Alzheimer’s Disease Onset In Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment

For the first time, a drug appears to have a slowing effect — though limited — o...

09.07.2004Studies Suggest People With Early Alzheimer's Disease Can Still Learn

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease (AD) could be more capable of le...

09.06.2004Alzheimer's Trial Finds No Worthwhile Benefit From Widely Used Drug

A five-year study of treatment of Alzheimer's disease has found disappointingly ...

09.06.2004Cognition And Behavioral Changes As Early As 50 May Link To Alzheimer’s

Research published in the June 8 edition of Neurology, the official journal of t...

09.06.2004Antibody Detection In Alzheimer’s May Improve Diagnosis And Treatment

People with Alzheimer’s disease have three to four times more antibodies to two ...

09.06.2004Estrogen Therapy Does Not Reduce Dementia Risk

Estrogen therapy does not prevent dementia or even a mild decline in memory func...

25.05.2004Researchers Identify Novel Method Of Distinguishing Alzheimer's Disease From Other Types Of Dementia

Nearly a century after Alzheimer's disease was first identified, there has been ...

25.05.2004Diabetics At Significantly Higher Risk For Alzheimer's Disease

Diabetes mellitus is linked to a 65 percent increased risk of developing Alzheim...

25.05.2004`Enhanced´ Counseling And Support Interventions Slash Long-Term Risk Of Depression Among Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers

Short-term intensive counseling in conjunction with readily available support ca...

25.05.2004Researchers Discover Protein That Dissolves Amyloid Fibers

Amyloid fibers, those clumps of plaque-like proteins that clog up the brains of ...

26.04.2004Preliminary Results Are Promising In Alzheimer's Gene Therapy Trial

On April 5, 2001, in a groundbreaking procedure, physicians at the University of...

26.04.2004Researchers Uncover Genes Involved In Early Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have identified a set o...

25.04.2004Researchers Find New Explanation For Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have come closer to understand...

05.04.2004Study Identifies Predictors Of Alzheimer’s Disease Longevity

It’s among the first questions asked after someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...

11.03.2004Loss Of Smell Linked To Key Protein In Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have linked sme...

11.03.2004Jefferson Alzheimer’s Vaccine Shows Promise In Animal Model

A new vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease created by researchers at the Farber Insti...

11.03.2004UCI Study Identifies How New Neurons Grow In Adult Brain

A University of California, Irvine (UCI) study on cell growth in the adult brain...

09.03.2004Study Reveals How Genetic Factor May Increase Risk For Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease have identified p...

10.02.2004New Study May Explain How Fats Damage Neurons In Alzheimer's Patients

Researchers studying alterations of cholesterol and another lipid in the brain c...

10.02.2004Low Free Testosterone Levels Linked To Alzheimer's Disease In Older Men

Older men with lower levels of free, or unbound, testosterone circulating in the...

26.01.2004New Method Of Distinguishing Alzheimer’s From Lewy Body Dementia

Looking at specific changes in alertness and cognition may provide a reliable me...

21.01.2004Drug Can Help Improve Memory And Cognition In Advanced Alzheimer’s Patients

A study in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association ...

21.01.2004Breakthrough In Alzheimer's Imaging And Research

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in collaboration w...

21.01.2004Gene Technique Targets Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Northwestern University researchers have prevented learning and memory deficits ...

21.01.2004Study Associates Lower Cognitive Performance With High Risk For Stroke

Cardiovascular risk factors that place a person at high risk for a stroke ten ye...

21.01.2004Vitamin Supplement Use May Reduce Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Antioxidant vitamin supplements, particularly vitamins E and C, may protect the ...

21.01.2004Two Proteins May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Brain Plaques

A study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Lo...