Alzheimer’s

Promising new Alzheimer's drug passes first phase of human trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

These trials will inevitably take years to complete before it becomes clear whether the drug actually works in human patients, or whether PRI-002 will become yet another chapter in the ever-growing compendium of failed Alzheimer's drugs.

Two-stage diagnostic process detects Alzheimer’s years before symptoms appear

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new two-step diagnostic process is claiming to confidently detect Alzheimer's disease nearly a decade before clinical symptoms appear.

New form of dementia discovered, redefining mainstream Alzheimer’s science

Posted in Medicine, Science on 2nd May, 2019
by Alex Muller

This "excellent" study will cause many scientists to reevaluate the results from past failed clinical trials.

Anti-aging compounds targeting Alzheimers move closer to human trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

It's hoped two new compounds on the cusp of human trials could combat Alzheimer's disease by slowing the body's aging processes.

Alzheimers one day may be predicted during eye exam

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Noninvasive test may screen for disease before symptoms appear.