Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Give Researchers a Heads Up to Predict Early Parkinson’s Disease
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Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Give Researchers a Heads Up to Predict Early Parkinson’s Disease

  Parkinson’s News Today recently published an article containing new information about biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease that can be linked to the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. Many people with…

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Scientists Can Identify Schwann Cells Using Novel Bar Code Technique
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Scientists Can Identify Schwann Cells Using Novel Bar Code Technique

Scientists and researchers have long known how important glial cells are to the nervous system. Not only do these cells make up a majority of cells within the central nervous…

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Study: ANAVEX 3-71 as a Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases
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Study: ANAVEX 3-71 as a Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Anavex Life Sciences Corporation has recently announced that they will conduct a clinical trial for their small molecule, ANAVEX®3-71. This therapy is intended to treat neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental conditions, such…

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Researchers Add a Third Risk Factor To Alzheimer’s Disease That Affects the Blood Brain Barrier

It is acknowledged in the medical community that clumps of misfolded tau proteins and amyloid-β are markers of Alzheimer’s disease. The evidence presented in recent article in Nature, shows that…

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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease During COVID-19
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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease During COVID-19

COVID-19 is difficult for many of us. We are facing an unprecedented time and questions abound. How do we handle our work, our families, our health? If you are a…

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Klotho Gene Variant Reduces Alzheimer’s Disease Risk in High-Risk Adults
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Klotho Gene Variant Reduces Alzheimer’s Disease Risk in High-Risk Adults

  According to MedPage Today, carriers of the gene variation APOE4 are much more at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. However, researchers found that one copy of the Klotho gene mutation,…

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Researchers Have Found an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease in DNA Modification
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Researchers Have Found an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease in DNA Modification

  In February 2020, Epigenetics published results of a study reporting that researchers have found an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease in DNA modification (methylation) that had been overlooked. Patients…

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Toxic Protein Identified: Closing in on Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases
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Toxic Protein Identified: Closing in on Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases

  For years scientists have tried to understand how and why tau, well known to researchers for its implication in Alzheimer’s disease, changes from its normal form to a harmful…

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Biogen to Relaunch its Alzheimer’s Drug with FDA Clearance in New Study
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Biogen to Relaunch its Alzheimer’s Drug with FDA Clearance in New Study

  According to an article in the Alzheimer’s publication Being Patient, participants who had been enrolled in the discontinued phase three trials of aducanumab will start receiving the drug as…

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ICYMI: Johnson & Johnson and the UK Government: Genomics For Disease Prevention
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ICYMI: Johnson & Johnson and the UK Government: Genomics For Disease Prevention

  Janssen R&D, a division of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has partnered with the UK Biobank and others according to a recent news release by 3BL Media. It is noteworthy…

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After 120 Drug Failures, Can this be the Drug to Slow Alzheimer’s Progression?

  Over the years Alzheimer’s patients and their families have seen more than one hundred twenty drugs that were developed for the treatment of Alzheimer's have failed. For a while,…

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Alzheimer’s Disease: A Long Journey and Another Step Forward

  According to a recent article in MedicalXpress, the newest discovery in the search to reduce the risk of AD was through the work of researchers led by Dr. Jaehong Suh,…

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ALZHEIMER’S:  Scientists are Back to Square One; Will Bryostatin-1 be the Missing Link?

  Pharmaceutical companies have spent billions of dollars on Alzheimer’s research. The target has been the toxic protein, amyloid-beta. According to a recent article in NPR News, this theory was…

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Scientists are Ramping Up Their Attack on Alzheimer’s Disease Through Immunotherapy

In the early 1900s, German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer, while studying about the decline in brain function, recognized a correlation between behavioral changes and the buildup of tangles and plaques in…

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Being a Caregiver: A Labor of Love (But We Still Need Support)
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Being a Caregiver: A Labor of Love (But We Still Need Support)

Caregivers come from all walks of life but they share one common goal- taking care of someone they love who cannot fully take care of themselves. This may mean helping…

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