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Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found that very slow spontaneous blood vessel pulsations drive the clearance of substances from the brain, indicating that targeting and improving this process...
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Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which can contribute to the development of...
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Anti-Amyloid Fails to Deliver for Alzheimer's Disease: What's Next?

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Study Authors: Alette M. Wessels, Pierre N. Tariot, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, psychologists, radiologists, hematologists, geriatricians...
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Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition

1 day ago   |   Medical News Today

New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4.
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Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer's Drug Went From Poor to Promising

2 days ago   |   Time

It doesn't happen often-in fact, hardly ever-that a company decides to stop studying a promising drug it's developing and then a few months later asks the Food and Drug...
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'Spark of Hope' for Tau Inhibitor in Alzheimer's Disease

2 days ago   |   Medscape

Low-dose hydromethylthionine may help prevent both cognitive decline and brain atrophy in early Alzheimer's disease, new exploratory research suggests. Medscape Medical News
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Alzheimer's incidence varies significantly by location

2 days ago   |   Healio

Research published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society highlighted significant geographic variation in the incidence of Alzheimer's disease in the United...
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New Biogen Data: Experimental Alzheimer's Drug At High Dose Slowed Mental Decline

2 days ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

Biogen's new analysis of its Alzheimer's drug supports its claim that the drug can slow mental decline in the early disease stages.
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New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

3 days ago   |   Web MD

Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn't appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it's effective at a high dose, the Associated...
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New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

3 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why...
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Anti-Amyloid Fails to Deliver for Alzheimer's Disease: What's Next?

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