Blood test finds toxic Alzheimer's proteins

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a blood test that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease.

Brain 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Only a small number of DBS studies have been done for Alzheimer's and they have focused on stimulating brain regions governing memory, rather than judgement.

Is anxiety a strong early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

The degenerative processes behind Alzheimer's disease have been found to begin 10, or even 20 years before dementia symptoms become evident and the condition is diagnosed.

Bill Gates commits $100 million to Alzheimers fund

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

With rising numbers of people suffering from Alzheimers and other forms of dementia, the disease is taking a growing emotional and financial toll as people live longer.

Blood plasma from young donors improves functional ability for Alzheimers

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

It was the group of participants, who had no idea if they were getting a placebo, who showed the most improvement in function.