New molecule slams the brakes on Alzheimer’s brain inflammation

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

While a preliminary finding, the researchers believe it has great therapeutic potential that could even complement existing and emerging Alzheimer's disease treatments.

Could CRISPR gene therapy help treat Alzheimer's disease?

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

Once the DNA is cut, scientists can replace faulty genes with a healthy one, remove problematic genes or even introduce new genes altogether.

New Alzheimer's drugs offer hope for bleak diagnosis but remain out of reach in UK

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

Estimates by Alzheimer's Research UK and Alzheimer's Society suggest 720,000 people in the UK would meet the treatment criteria used in the clinical trials of lecanemab and donanemab. But they need a diagnosis the NHS just can't deliver.

Scientists Describe Lifestyle Choices That Can Slow Memory Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

In this group the combination of several healthy lifestyle behaviours also slowed the rate of memory decline, suggesting significant benefits can be garnered from lifestyle changes even in those with a genetic risk for Alzheimer's.

New Trial Finds First-Ever Alzheimer's Drug To Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The prospect of a disease-modifying drug for Alzheimer's disease is an exciting one, which could improve many lives."