Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Latest Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

Research to unravel exactly what is going on chemically, when Alzheimer's sets in

Research to unravel exactly what is going on chemically, when Alzheimer's sets in

Gene therapy may provide a treatment for a group of incurable, progressive neurological diseases called polyglutamine-repeat diseases

Gene therapy may provide a treatment for a group of incurable, progressive neurological diseases called polyglutamine-repeat diseases

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

Stress alters immunity

Stress alters immunity

Drop in systolic blood pressure may indicate imminent likelihood of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia

Drop in systolic blood pressure may indicate imminent likelihood of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Dual Purpose leaflet on Dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Dual Purpose leaflet on Dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Uniform measurement standards for antioxidants

Uniform measurement standards for antioxidants

By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

The medical use of marijuana

The medical use of marijuana

Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease

Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

Vascular dementia, a common form of dementia often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease

Vascular dementia, a common form of dementia often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease

Canadian Alzheimer Society responds to donepezil study

Canadian Alzheimer Society responds to donepezil study

Hormone replacement therapy in women increases risk of dementia

Hormone replacement therapy in women increases risk of dementia

Call for President Bush to lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research

Call for President Bush to lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research

Alzheimer’s Society expresses concern over new study on dementia drug effectiveness, published in The Lancet

Alzheimer’s Society expresses concern over new study on dementia drug effectiveness, published in The Lancet

Most Alzheimer's drugs don't work

Most Alzheimer's drugs don't work

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025