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Blood test detects Alzheimer’s plaques building up in brain

SHORT SHARP SCIENCE 19 July 2017 By Andy Coghlan A blood test can detect whether plaques of beta-amyloid are building up in...

Stop Alzheimer’s before it starts

The hunt for treatments to halt Alzheimer’s disease has been frustrating; it is time to trial preventive drugs, urge Eric...

Just one night of poor sleep can boost Alzheimer’s proteins

Amyloid-beta levels rose in healthy adults with interrupted slow-wave Zs BY TINA HESMAN SAEY 4:15PM, JULY 10, 2017 SLEEP DEEP  Slow-wave...

Slowing the progression of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease

 By Christina Burkhart | Posted: Fri 10:23 AM, Jul 07, 2017 ST LOUIS — (07/07/2017) — Alzheimer’s disease is devastating for patients, their families...

How Seniors Are Driving Safer, Driving Longer

More research and innovation are being applied than ever before to meet the challenges of senior drivers By Michael Tortorello...

Antibody Makes Alzheimer’s Protein Detectable in Blood

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Dr. Francis Collins Age can bring moments of forgetfulness. It can also bring concern...

Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

May lead to novel ways to diagnose, monitor brain injury by Tamara Bhandari Researchers use mouse brains (above) to study...

$3.5 million funds study aimed at applying precision medicine to rare tumor disorder

Research to focus on causes of diverse symptoms in neurofibromatosis By Tamara Bhandari April 13, 2017 David Gutmann, MD, PhD,...

Riboflavin and a Smart Doctor Save Ruby!

By Ivanhoe Broadcast News on April 14, 2017Medical Breakthroughs ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Brown- Violetto- Von Laere Syndrome...

Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded

School of Medicine faculty honored for dedication, talent, achievements February 21, 2017 Several Washington University School of Medicine faculty members recently were...