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Amyloidosis is the term applied to a group of conditions caused by deposits of an abnormal protein called amyloid. This rare but serious condition affects between 1 and 5 people in every 100,000 each year in the UK. The condition is mainly seen among the elderly.
Stem cell transplantation produces prolonged survival with improved safety in patients with AL amyloidosis

Stem cell transplantation produces prolonged survival with improved safety in patients with AL amyloidosis

New near-infrared probe may aid in early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

New near-infrared probe may aid in early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Most blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease perform inconsistently across racial groups

Most blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease perform inconsistently across racial groups

Recent advances in non-viral nano-vector delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing payloads

Recent advances in non-viral nano-vector delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing payloads

Study to examine the risks for brain disorders from repetitive head impacts in contact sports

Study to examine the risks for brain disorders from repetitive head impacts in contact sports

Researchers reveal unique signature of genes expressed by hematopoietic stem cells

Researchers reveal unique signature of genes expressed by hematopoietic stem cells

Novel AI tool can spot difficult-to-diagnose cardiac conditions

Novel AI tool can spot difficult-to-diagnose cardiac conditions

Understanding SARS-CoV-2-induced systemic amyloidosis

Understanding SARS-CoV-2-induced systemic amyloidosis

Deletion of ABI3 gene in the brain may increase risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

Deletion of ABI3 gene in the brain may increase risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

NYU Tandon describes novel peptide with broad therapeutic potential to combat multiple diseases

NYU Tandon describes novel peptide with broad therapeutic potential to combat multiple diseases

New study reveals how heparan sulfate promotes amyloid deposition in various organs

New study reveals how heparan sulfate promotes amyloid deposition in various organs

Can SARS-CoV-2 trigger amyloidosis?

Can SARS-CoV-2 trigger amyloidosis?

Global spread of COVID-19 has raised serious concern for patients with transthyretin amyloidosis

Global spread of COVID-19 has raised serious concern for patients with transthyretin amyloidosis

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

Study: Early benefit assessment of new drugs within the framework of AM-NOG procedure

Study: Early benefit assessment of new drugs within the framework of AM-NOG procedure

UTHSC professor awarded $1.79 million grant to develop new amyloidosis treatment

UTHSC professor awarded $1.79 million grant to develop new amyloidosis treatment

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Study: Link between protein folding and misfolding can lead to the formation of amyloid fibers

Study: Link between protein folding and misfolding can lead to the formation of amyloid fibers

Study: TTR protein plays a protective role in Alzheimer's disease

Study: TTR protein plays a protective role in Alzheimer's disease

Scoring system can help improve the diagnosis of concomitant heart diseases

Scoring system can help improve the diagnosis of concomitant heart diseases