Alzheimer’s

Machine learning Ai used to Predict Alzheimer's before symptoms develop

Posted in Medicine, Software on 23rd Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

“One day, doctors might be able to use speech and blood tests in conjunction with each other, leveraging AI to help them predict the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and laying the groundwork for preventative measures.”

Alzheimer's blood test may replace invasive spinal taps for diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Many of the experimental blood tests under development focus on measuring amyloid levels, with one paper published last year describing a way of revealing misfolding amyloid proteins as a way of detecting Alzheimer's cases around eight years before clinical symptoms appeared.

Brain imaging breakthrough predicts Alzheimer's decline in early stages

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Utilizing a recently developed brain imaging technique new research suggests that measuring accumulated levels of a protein called tau may predict future neurodegeneration associated with Alzihemer’s disease.

Insights into anti-aging properties of experimental Alzheimer’s drug

Posted in Medicine on 11th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Salk researchers have been developing two experimental drugs for several years with a view on improving cognition and slowing the neurodegenerative decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease

The resurrection of a failed Alzheimer’s drug set to test FDA approval process

Posted in Medicine on 9th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Experts are divided on the efficacy data concerning a novel Alzheimer's drug, but it's now up to the FDA to judge whether a controversial Phase 3 trial is enough for market approval