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About half of Alzheimer’s disease cases are mild, 20% are severe

What percent of patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) currently have severe dementia? Do more people have a mild disease? Or are the majority suffering from...

Scientists develop blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

In three new studies, researchers provide convincing evidence that an in-house developed blood test for Alzheimer's disease can detect the disease early and track...

New breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment

In a new study, researchers have made a breakthrough in the study of Alzheimer's which could inspire better treatments and earlier diagnosis. They have for...

This study develops a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

In Alzheimer’s disease, the peptide amyloid-beta begins to form clumps in the brain. This process is called aggregation and the clumps so created are...

Lack of this stuff could be the key to Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that a lack of a protein in the brain that keeps the tissues healthy as we age is...

Rotten egg gas may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive, and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide's reputation may soon get a facelift. In a new study, researchers found that...

Common diabetes drug may slow down cognitive decline

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body can no longer produce enough insulin to meet its needs, leaving affected individuals unable to maintain blood...

This toxic stuff in the heart may prevent Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that a protein that wreaks havoc in the nerves and heart when it clumps together can prevent the...

This blood test can predict Alzheimer’s disease in symptom-free stage

In a new study, researchers found a blood test can predict the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who were not having the disease...

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s what we’re learning...

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the ability to carry out daily tasks. As...