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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.

First ever large-scale human study validates multiple biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease.

Through studying brain scans and cerebrospinal fluid of healthy adults researchers at Washington University have shown that changes in key biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease during midlife can help identify those who … Continue Reading First ever large-scale human study validates multiple biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease.

Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein, interleukin 10, may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease.

Inflammation has long been studied in Alzheimer’s, but in a counterintuitive finding, University of Florida researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which anti-inflammatory processes may trigger the disease.  This anti-inflammatory … Continue Reading Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein, interleukin 10, may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease.

Scientists identify marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older.

It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels … Continue Reading Scientists identify marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older.