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Although current research indicates that alcohol use disorder is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, further study is needed to determine how alcohol use disorder affects the pathophysiology of the illness
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A new analysis explores relative statistical associations between various life factors and cognitive decline in elderly Americans, highlighting gaps in knowledge needed to reduce cognitive decline. Hui Zheng of the Ohio State University, U.S., and colleagues present these findings in the ope
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Researchers found that PTSD, TBI, and the e4 variant of the APOE gene exhibited high links with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in a study of Veterans conducted by Dr. Mark Logue, a statistician in the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System (ADRD).
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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the fifth leading cause of death in adults over 65 years old. While many potential treatments for neurodegenerative disease focus on developing drugs to target key culprits, a relatively new approach aims to treat the brain.
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When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave controversial accelerated approval to the first Alzheimer's drug in nearly 20 years, it had a surprising impact on attitudes about research into the disease. A survey by University of California, Irvine neuroscientists has found news coverage o
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In the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, the protein amyloid- clumps together. The eventual deposition of these aggregates as so-called plaques results in damage to the brain's blood vessels and tissue
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The protein medin is deposited in the blood vessels of the brains of Alzheimer's patients along with the protein amyloid-b. Researchers from DZNE have discovered this so-called co-aggregation. They have now published their observation in the renowned journal Nature. "Medin has been known for
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In Alzheimer's disease, the degeneration of brain cells is linked to formation of toxic protein aggregates and deposits known as amyloid plaques. Similar processes play an important role also in type 2 diabetes. A research team under the lead of the Technical University of Munich has now dev
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Georgia [US], July 23 (ANI): In order to prevent and cure debilitating ailments including Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and autism, a new study at Georgia State University's TReNDS Center may result in early detection.
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Houston (Texas) [US], July 15 (ANI): According to a recent study from UTHealth Houston, the complete exchange of blood may be a novel, disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. This treatment successfully reduced the development of amyloid plaque in mice's brains.
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Baltimore [Maryland], March 11 (ANI): A research of about 50 people with Alzheimer's disease has revealed that damage to the inner ear system that controls balance is a major factor in patients' well-documented higher risk of falling.
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Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): American singer Tony Bennett has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease but that has not stopped him from pursuing his undying passion for music.