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19.12.2005Twins Comparison Suggests Genetic Risk For Dementia

On average, twins of people who have been diagnosed with dementia score lower on...

17.12.2005Dementia "Set To Quadruple" Says Lancet Report

Developing countries hardest hit A new case of dementia arises every seven seco...

16.12.2005Study Links Alzheimer's With Toxic Protein Fragments

New research from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease details exactl...

15.12.2005Alzheimer Patients Treated With Testosterone Show Improved Quality Of Life

The first study of the effects of testosterone on mood, behavior and psychologic...

09.12.2005Insulin Levels Drop With Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School have discovered th...

29.11.2005Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease Points toward Combined Therapies

Certain drugs being developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease may be able to stop t...

25.11.2005Clues To The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease Revealed In Brain Imaging Studies

A novel imaging agent heralded for its potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease...

13.11.20053-D Structure Of Alzheimer’s Disease Filament Shows How It Zips Up Peptides

Researchers have solved the three dimensional structure of the long thread-like ...

11.11.2005Alzheimer's Disease Onset Tied To Lapses In Attention

People in early stages of Alzheimer's disease have greater difficulty shifting a...

06.11.2005Nitric Oxide Inhibition Slows Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

Early Research Suggests Existing Agents Could Put Brakes on Neurological Decline...

26.10.2005International Consortium Completes Map Of Human Genetic Variation

New tool will speed the discovery of genes for a wide range of human diseasesThe...

19.10.2005Non-Invasive Optical Tools Hold Significant Promise For Detecting Alzheimer's in Early Stages

Building upon a stunning recent discovery that Alzheimer's disease can be detect...

11.10.2005Obesity At Midlife Is Linked To An Increased Risk Of Dementia And Alzheimer

Obesity and vascular risk factors in midlife could increase a person’s risk of d...

07.10.2005Antipsychotic Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Death For Some Elderly

Some newer antipsychotic medications may be associated with a small increased ri...

05.10.2005A New Analysis Of A Standard Brain Test May Help Predict Dementia

Although Alzheimer's disease affects millions of people worldwide, there is no w...

03.10.2005Exercise In Midlife Could Reduce The Risk Of Dementia And Alzheimer’s Disease

Being physically active in midlife could decrease a person’s risk of dementia an...

26.09.2005Loss Of Body Mass Linked To Development Of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center have found that the loss of b...

23.09.2005Researchers Find "Complex Work" Protective Against Dementia

Ross Andel and James Mortimer, from the University of South Florida (USF) School...

20.09.2005Green Tea Ingredient Prevents Alzheimer's-Like Brain Damage In Mice

Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have found that green tea m...

02.09.2005Silencing Alzheimer’s: Targeting A Key Enzyme With Gene Therapy Reversed Course Of Disease In Mouse Models

In mice, that had been genetically engineered to develop Alzheimer’s disease, sc...

20.08.2005Novel Nasal Vaccine Is Effective In Treating Mouse Model Alzheimer’s Disease

Continuing a long-standing history in Alzheimer’s disease-related study, researc...

18.08.2005New Dye Could Offer Early Test For Alzheimer's

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)scientists have developed a new dye t...

16.08.2005Folates Appear To Be Effective In Limiting Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Major observational study points to importance of healthy diet for long-term bra...

13.08.2005Scientists Link Vascular Gene To Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center have discovered a link ...

11.08.2005Enzyme Action Creates Protein Linked To Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center have def...

31.07.2005Early Warning Signs Of Alzheimer's Show Up Years Before Official Diagnosis

By combing through dozens of Alzheimer's disease (AD) studies, psychologists hav...

31.07.2005New Prospects for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Scientists from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) a...

31.07.2005High Insulin Levels May Contribute To Alzheimer's Disease

Moderately elevated levels of insulin increase the levels of inflammatory marker...

31.07.2005Smoking Gun For Alzheimer's Disease

In a world first, Australian researchers have found a toxin that plays an import...

21.07.2005Scientists Discover That Three Molecules May Be Developed Into New Alzheimer's Drugs

A team of scientists has discovered three molecules — from a search of 58,000 co...

14.07.2005Researchers Reverse Memory Loss In Mice

Researchers at the University of Minnesota were able to reverse memory loss in m...

07.07.2005Study Links Adolescent IQ/Activity Levels With Risk Of Dementia

Your IQ and extracurricular interests as a teenager may forecast your memory and...

21.06.2005Some Risk Factors For Dementia Can Be Modified, According To New Data From A Study Of Twins

Margaret Gatz, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California and Karolinska In...

17.06.2005Alzheimer’s Disease Risk May Be Reduced By Drinking Fruit And Vegetable Juices

Amy Borenstein, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the University of South Florida’s College of P...

11.06.2005PET Scans May Help Predict Alzheimer’s Disease In The Normal Elderly Population

Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D., and colleagues at the New York University School of Medicin...

07.06.2005‘Molecular Zipper’ May Hold Important Clues To Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s And Mad Cow Disease

An international team of chemists and molecular biologists has discovered a fund...

23.05.2005Interrupted Alzheimer’s Vaccine Study Yields Hopeful Results

Training the body's immune system to fight back against Alzheimer's disease may ...

27.04.2005Exercise Slows The Development Of Alzheimer's-Like Brain Changes In Mice

Physical activity appears to inhibit Alzheimer's-like brain changes in mice, slo...

24.04.2005Preliminary Results Are Promising In Alzheimer’s Gene Therapy Trial

Surgical placement of genetically modified tissue directly into the brains of pa...

23.04.2005Pessimism and Depression Increase Dementia Risk

Individuals who do not have psychiatric problems but score very high on a person...

09.04.2005Exercise Variety -Not Intensity- Appears To Reduce Some Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

The variety of leisure and physical activity one engages in—and not its intensit...

04.04.2005Delay In Alzheimer's Disease Onset Seen For First Time

A study led by Mayo Clinic shows for the first time that a drug appears to have ...

03.04.2005Preliminary Study Indicates That IVIg Therapy May Improve Cognitive Function In Alzheimer's Patients

In what could prove to be an important development in the search for a treatment...

23.03.2005Enriched Environment Delays Onset Of Alzheimer's In Mice

A research group based at the University of Chicago has found that an enriched e...

19.03.2005Neuronal "Traffic Jam" Marks Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Early Alzheimer's disease may be precipitated by a “traffic jam” within neurons ...

19.03.2005Gene Mutation May Help Cause Alzheimer's

Another piece of the Alzheimer's puzzle has fallen into place as researchers rep...

14.03.2005Test Could Improve Detection of Prion Disease in Humans And May One Day Play A Role In The Diagnosis Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A highly sensitive post-mortem test could help scientists more accurately determ...

09.03.2005New Study Shows That Most Older People With Mild Cognitive Impairment Have Alzheimer's Disease Or Cerebral Vascular Disease

Mild cognitive impairment in older people is not a normal part of growing old bu...

04.03.2005New Study Suggests How Statin Drugs May Benefit Alzheimer’s Disease

Studies have suggested that statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, may ...

19.02.2005Older People With The “Alzheimer’s Gene” Find It Harder To “Remember To Remember” Even If They’re Healthy

Carrying the higher-risk genotype for Alzheimer’s disease appears to render even...

19.02.2005Contrary To Previous Findings, Smoking Is Detrimental Rather Than Beneficial To Patients With Alzheimer's

UCI researchers have determined that chronic nicotine exposure worsens some Alzh...

19.02.2005Test Could Improve Detection Of Prion Disease In Humans

A highly sensitive post-mortem test could help scientists more accurately determ...

04.02.2005New Test Is First Step In Early Detection Of Alzheimer's Disease

A new use of an ultra-sensitive method that employs bionanotechnology might one ...

04.02.2005Health Authorities Are Reviewing Safety Data From An Investigational Study Of Reminyl® (Galantamine) In Mild Cognitive Impairment

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, LLC (J&JPRD) announced ...

14.01.2005Mouse Brain Cells Rapidly Recover After Alzheimer's Plaques Are Cleared

Brain cells in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease have surprised scientists wi...

14.01.2005Diet, Exercise, And A Stimulating Environment Help Old Dogs Learn

According to conventional wisdom, old dogs and new tricks aren't a good match. B...

14.01.2005Reduced Calorie And Carbohydrate Diet Shown To Slow Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease In Mouse Model

Researchers found that a low carbohydrate diet that reduced total calorie intake...

09.01.2005Yellow Pigment In Curry Spice Breaks Up Brain Plaques In Mice

A dietary staple of India, where Alzheimer's disease rates are reportedly among ...