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You might be familiar with biomarkers such as cholesterol levels, blood pressure numbers and body temperature. But what about amyloid and tau? How might these biomarkers lead the way to detecting,...
August 30, 2018
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute Beacon - Family and Community Services
Planning activities for a person with dementia, if you are the primary caregiver, can be a daunting task with everything else you have on your plate.  Activities are an incredibly important aspect of...
There is much to be learned about the development of Alzheimer’s disease and how to prevent or delay the onset of the disease – this is why so many research studies are looking for volunteers. For...
The brains of African elephants are nearly three times larger than their human counterparts — but elephants seem to have extraordinary memory capacity late into life.
Scientists say they have found new evidence in lab-grown mouse brain cells, called astrocytes, that one root of Alzheimer's disease may be a simple imbalance in acid-alkaline -- or pH -- chemistry...
It's been notoriously difficult to develop medicines for Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, it seems, pharmaceutical companies release data...
You may have heard of the ambitious goal set by the U.S. National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease – to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. While this plan offers great...
June 25, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Have you been thinking about participating in a clinical trial, but not so sure you’re ready to delve into the unknown? Alzheimer prevention participant – who’s taken part in not one, but two studies...
Precision medicine in Alzheimer's disease -- tailoring prevention and treatment to a patient's unique risk profile -- surfaced as a key theme at the NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA) 2018...
Even if you discover that you have the first biological signs of Alzheimer's, you are not doomed to develop the crippling dementia, a new study suggests.