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New $10.7 million project aims to study the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease

7 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Despite decades of research and investment, the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease are still largely unknown, stymieing drug development and early diagnosis efforts.
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Gene therapy in Alzheimer's disease mouse model preserves learning and memory

12 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, a key step toward eventually testing the approach in humans with...
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Researchers use gene therapy to prevent learning, memory loss in Alzheimer's mouse model

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of...
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$3.5 million grant awarded to address the underrepresentation of Black adults in Alzheimer's research

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Black adults are more likely than other groups to develop Alzheimer's disease or related disorders but are poorly represented in Alzheimer's disease research, including recent...
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Radiation Exposure may Help Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Radiation Exposure may Help Treat Alzheimer's Disease

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Innovative new treatment with low doses of radiation shows remarkable improvements in behavior and cognition of individuals with severe Alzheimer's disease.
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Low doses of ionizing radiation may be a promising therapy for people with Alzheimer's disease

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Individuals living with severe Alzheimer's disease showed remarkable improvements in behavior and cognition within days of receiving an innovative new treatment that delivered...
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Alzheimer's Disease is a More Heterogeneous Condition Than Previously Considered

Alzheimer's Disease is a More Heterogeneous Condition Than Previously Considered

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Four distinct patterns of Alzheimer's disease that lead to different symptoms with different prognoses of the affected individuals are discovered.
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Earlier Diabetes Onset Could Raise Dementia Risk

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The younger the age at diagnosis for Type 2 diabetes, the higher the risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia years later.
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Study shows how tau spreads to four distinct patterns leading to different Alzheimer's symptoms

6 days ago   |   News Medical

Alzheimer's disease is characterized by the abnormal accumulation and spread of the tau protein in the brain. An international study can now show how tau spreads according to...
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Upcoming Events Supporting Healthy Aging: LGBT Elders Conference, Alzheimer's Association Family Conference, and More

7 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following upcoming events and opportunities to help create inclusive age- and dementia friendly...
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Promoting the Language of ‘Reframing Aging' During Older Americans Month

With the theme of Older Americans Month being “Communities of Strength,” the organization Changing the Narrative is taking the opportunity to promote positive and constructive... Read more ...

Report: Growing with Age - Unlocking the Power of the Multigenerational...

Inclusion in the workplace, including older workers, can strengthen business resilience to provide a competitive advantage, according to a report and toolkit from AARP... Read more ...

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Clinics in Underserved Areas to Get Vaccine to...

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Senior NSW ministers call for federal tax break on electric vehicles

The NSW Treasurer and Transport Minister say the federal government must consider bigger tax breaks to incentivise the take-up of electric vehicles. Read more ...

Gene therapy in Alzheimer's disease mouse model preserves learning and memory

Researchers have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, a key step toward eventually testing the approach in humans with... Read more ...

Tanezumab comparable to NSAIDs in WOMAC pain, function across OA patient...

Tanezumab comparable to NSAIDs in WOMAC pain, function across OA patient subgroups

Two dosing regimens of tanezumab yielded comparable outcomes in pain and function as NSAIDs across a number of osteoarthritis patient subgroups, according to a speaker at the... Read more ...

Top in endocrinology: Tailored weight-loss therapy, vasomotor symptoms in...

Top in endocrinology: Tailored weight-loss therapy, vasomotor symptoms in menopause

Recent data revealed that individually targeted obesity interventions guided by phenotypes can double weight loss compared with usual care. This was the top story in... Read more ...

Researchers use gene therapy to prevent learning, memory loss in Alzheimer's...

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of... Read more ...

Pioneering neural recordings lay the groundwork for personalized Parkinson's...

Pioneering neural recordings in patients with Parkinson's disease by UC San Francisco scientists lays the groundwork for personalized brain stimulation to treat Parkinson's and... Read more ...

Great Debate: Joint tissue impacts nerves, or vice versa, in OA

Great Debate: Joint tissue impacts nerves, or vice versa, in OA

This year's iteration of the Great Debate at the OARSI 2021 World Congress centered on the role of nerves in pain, functionality and pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. Stefan... Read more ...