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Women with Alzheimer’s-risk gene lose weight more sharply after age 70.

Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease whose incidence is on the rise globally.  ApoE-4, a particular allele of the apolipoprotein apoE, is a known risk factor. Since apoE plays a critical … Continue Reading Women with Alzheimer’s-risk gene lose weight more sharply after age 70.

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.

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.

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