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Researchers combat memory loss by enhancing brain function in animal model.

Cognitive function is known to change during normal aging and in age-related disease such as Alzheimer’s disease. Although the exact cause for age-related cognitive decline is not clear, recent studies … Continue Reading Researchers combat memory loss by enhancing brain function in animal model.

Study shows that air pollution has detrimental impact on Alzheimer’s risk gene.

Air pollution is a serious public health issue and exposures to concentrations of air pollutants at or above the current standards has been linked to neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. In the … Continue Reading Study shows that air pollution has detrimental impact on Alzheimer’s risk gene.

Gamechanging human study identifies 3 distinct subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease.

The need for a new approach to treat Alzheimer’s is an urgent priority for governments across the globe.  It is the most common age-related dementia, and the number of people … Continue Reading Gamechanging human study identifies 3 distinct subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease.

Study validates beta amyloid as cause of dementia in both Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Of them, 400,000 also have Down syndrome. People with Down syndrome (DS) represent the world’s largest population of predetermined … Continue Reading Study validates beta amyloid as cause of dementia in both Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.

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