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Alzheimer’s treatment could be on horizon – but changes needed in health system

An effective treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease might be on the horizon. But even with approval in the next 3 to 5 years,...

$3.7 million to help research neurological disorders linked to manganese

Focus in South Africa, where most manganese found by Tamara Bhandari • October 13, 2017 Manganese – found in smoke from steel production...

Could the “Alzheimer’s Gene” Finally Become a Drug Target?

Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process By Esther Landhuis on October 11, 2017 Alzheimer’s brain....

Alzheimer’s gene poses both risk — and benefits

Study suggests role of inflammation in brain disease is complicated by Tamara Bhandari•October 9, 2017 Immune cells are more activated (red)...

Gene variant linked to Alzheimer’s disease is a triple threat

APOE4 spurs brain plaques, tau tangles and inflammation BY TINA HESMAN SAEY 9:00AM, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 TANGLED The brain of a person...

Newly ID’d role of major Alzheimer’s gene suggests possible therapeutic target

Blocking ApoE4 in brain may prevent nerve cell death, inflammation By Tamara Bhandari  September 20, 2017 Parts of the brain important for...

Black Rep captures the painful, funny experience of African-American families battling Alzheimer’s

By KELLY MOFFITT St. Louis on the Air TweetShareGoogle+Email Ron Himes, Beverly Foster and Dr. John Morris discussed how Alzheimer’s disease...

This Could Be the Earliest Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

(Hint: It’s Not Getting Lost) At risk for Alzheimer’s? Keep an eye out for this one thing, because it could...

Scientists Aim For Better, Cheaper Tests For Alzheimer’s

August 4, 20177:27 AM ET SHIRLEY S. WANG Finding some change in the blood of an Alzheimer’s patient that accurately...

Blood test IDs key Alzheimer’s marker

Study findings are significant step in predicting disease risk Decades before people with Alzheimer’s disease develop memory loss and confusion,...