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Unraveling Alzheimer’s: the discovery of a new drug target

Professor Chunyu Wang, a biological sciences expert at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, along with his team, have made some fascinating discoveries about Alzheimer's disease, a...

Finding early signs of Alzheimer’s: a new study

In the research, the researchers found that cells called astrocytes might be important in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

Fighting back against Parkinson’s disease

When Ed Baker was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2018, he was given one directive by his neurologist: Exercise, exercise, exercise.

Scientists find early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

A novel study suggests that environmental enrichment may reduce the early accumulation of brain plaques in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.

New study reveals link between iron and Alzheimer’s disease

Recent research suggests a connection between the presence of iron in the brain and Alzheimer's disease.

Reduced deep sleep may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease makes people forget things. It can also make you feel tired, even after sleeping. This is a problem that many people face...

AI can detect early Alzheimer’s disease through speech

New technologies are emerging that can capture slight changes in a patient's voice, potentially enabling physicians to diagnose cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease before...

The power of strawberries: potential protection against Alzheimer’s

A simple addition to your diet might help protect your brain against Alzheimer's. The hero here is the humble strawberry.

Higher fiber intake may prevent cognitive decline

Cognitive decline, a precursor to dementia in elderly individuals, poses a significant public health problem. In the absence of effective treatments, identifying modifiable risk factors,...

A failing nose: the unexpected predictor of dementia and Alzheimer’s

The human sense of smell provides more than just alerts to potential dangers like fire or culinary delights. Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine...