Alzheimer’s

Donanemab for Alzheimer's Gets Unanimous Thumbs Up From FDA Panel

Posted in Medicine, Science on 13th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

If approved, donanemab will expand the first class of disease-modifying drugs, serving as the building blocks for future generations of drugs.

Researchers developing ultra-sensitive blood test with potential to revolutionise diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Posted in Medicine, Science on 13th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Researchers at the University of York are using light-based technology to develop a simple and cost-effective blood test for Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s risk associated with stressful life events during childhood and midlife, study finds

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

It underscores the potential for early interventions that could target specific life periods to reduce Alzheimer’s disease risk.

Beyond Plaques: New Alzheimer's Treatment Pathway Discovered

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

Researchers have discovered that limiting a certain enzyme can have a dramatic impact in protecting against the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Light therapy helps the brain clear out toxic Alzheimer’s proteins

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

A new study has found that light therapy applied to mice during deep sleep increased the brain's ability to clear away beta-amyloid, a toxic protein linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease.