Researchers Halt The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease And Partially Reverse Its Effects

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute have demonstrated that gradual reduction of an enzyme that contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s Disease can halt the disease’s development and reverse some its effects. Their work was reported on February 14th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.The buildup of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain is … Continue reading Researchers Halt The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease And Partially Reverse Its Effects

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Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer’s theory

Karen Weintraub, Special for USA TODAY 7:28 a.m. EDT May 27, 2016 Researchers at Harvard this week offered a new theory of Alzheimer’s Disease that - if true - would upend our understanding of the disease and suggest new routes for treatment and prevention. The researchers think that the immune system may play a key role in the development … Continue reading Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer’s theory

FUNGUS FOUND IN BRAINS RAISES ALZHEIMER’S QUESTIONS

By Mariette Le RouxOctober 15, 2015 10:55 AM Traces of fungus have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer's sufferers, researchers said Thursday, relaunching the question: might the disease be caused by an infectious microbe? There is no conclusive evidence, but if the answer turns out to be "yes", it means Alzheimer's Disease (AD) may … Continue reading FUNGUS FOUND IN BRAINS RAISES ALZHEIMER’S QUESTIONS