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Alzheimer's is not one disease but six different conditions

Alzheimer’s is not one disease but six different conditions

A new study that involves 19 researchers from several institutions, has suggested a new way to classify patients with Alzheimer's disease. The study suggests that Alzheimer's,...
Strong painkillers can cause hip fracture in Alzheimer’s patients

Strong painkillers can cause hip fracture in Alzheimer’s patients

A new study by the University of Eastern Finland shows that people using strong painkillers, opioids have double the risk of hip fracture contrasted with...
In the largest genetic study of Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco, have found that genes that increase risk of cardiovascular disease also heighten the risk for Alzheimer’s.

Cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s genetically linked

An international team of scientists has identified DNA from almost 1.5 million people and identified points of DNA that appear to be involved both in cardiovascular disease...
A Stanford-led team has created a new computer model that shows how amyloid beta proteins spread though the brain in dementia cases. (Image credit: Courtesy Living Matter Lab, Stanford University)

How Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain

Out of the blue, researchers have built up a computer simulation of how clusters of damaged proteins in neurodegenerative illnesses like Alzheimer's spread through...
Antiepileptic drugs linked to higher risk of stroke in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

Antiepileptic drugs linked to higher risk of stroke in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

Antiepileptic drug use is related to an expanded danger of stroke among people with Alzheimer's ailment, as indicated by another examination from the University...
elderly, sad and lonely women suffering from depression

A gene linked to job-related exhaustion in shift workers also increases the risk of...

Alzheimer's disease is a memory disorder that causes the brain to deteriorate. One of its risk factors is disruption of sleep and the circadian...
Findings could have significant implications for the way stimulation of acetylcholine is used to treat Alzheimer’s.

Nicotinic receptors and long-term memory could lead to more targeted and effective therapies for...

At present, the fundamental medicines for Alzheimer's ailment are drugs that expansion levels of acetylcholine in the cerebrum. The University of Bristol paper, distributed...
Alzheimer’s may be linked to deficient brain cells spreading disease

Alzheimer’s may be linked to deficient brain cells spreading disease

Rutgers researchers say neurodegenerative illnesses like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's might be connected to deficient brain cells arranging harmful proteins that influence neighboring cells to...
Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Anxiety: An early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

Another investigation recommends a relationship between hoisted amyloid beta levels and the declining of tension side effects. The discoveries bolster the theory that neuropsychiatric...

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