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A health-care start-up called Partner Therapeutics began last year with a single product: a leukemia medicine approved in 1991 that doctors rarely prescribe anymore. The drug, Leukine, made so little...
The Alzheimer’s Association’s latest Facts and Figures report found most seniors are not evaluated for memory and thinking problems by their primary care providers. Learn more about the role these...
When Tatiana Lagos’s father stopped driving, she didn’t think much of it at first.
Tau protein tangles (or neurofibrillary tangles) are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, but what role do they play? First, you need to understand how a disease like Alzheimer’s spread across the...
Researchers have been focusing on how brain plaque contributes to Alzheimer’s disease since Dr. Alois Alzheimer noticed strange clumps in a patient’s brain after her death. When toxic proteins like...
Test tube and mice research has found that herpes and other viruses speed up the development of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
There is no single test available to diagnose Alzheimer’s. Instead, physicians rely on several diagnostic tools and medical criteria to ascertain whether a person may be suffering from the disease....
May 24, 2019
by Being Patient
Could an Alzheimer’s blood test be in our near future? Short answer: possibly, yes.
New research finds that solving puzzles may help you stay “sharp.”
Nobel prizewinner Koichi Tanaka says the predictive blood test for Alzheimer’s disease he and colleagues spent almost a decade developing is a double-edged sword.