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Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Symptoms, Reduces Plaques
Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Symptoms, Reduces Plaques
In a clinical trial, patients on the highest injected dose had 30 percent less cognitive decline over time than people on a placebo.
Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Symptoms, Reduces Plaques
Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Symptoms, Reduces Plaques

In a clinical trial, patients on the highest injected dose had 30 percent less cognitive decline over time than people on a placebo.

In a clinical trial, patients on the highest injected dose had 30 percent less cognitive decline over time than people on a placebo.

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Exosomes in Blood Indicate Mild TBI: Study
Exosomes in Blood Indicate Mild TBI: Study
Ashley Yeager | Jul 13, 2018
Levels of tau, amyloid-β 42, and IL-10 extracted from extracellular vesicles that started out in the brain were higher in military personal suffering head injuries compared with healthy soldiers.
Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Catherine Offord | Feb 2, 2018
The test uses levels of plasma amyloid-β to estimate the buildup of protein plaques in the brain.
Do Microbes Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease?
Do Microbes Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease?
Jill U. Adams | Sep 1, 2017
The once fringe idea is gaining traction among the scientific community.
Infographic: Brain Infection and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Infographic: Brain Infection and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Jill U. Adams | Aug 31, 2017
Emerging evidence links bacterial or viral infection with the neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease.
Amyloid Designed to Inactivate Cancer-Related Protein
Amyloid Designed to Inactivate Cancer-Related Protein
Kerry Grens | Nov 14, 2016
Researchers build a peptide that causes a receptor to form toxic, amyloid-like clumps in cells.
Amyloid Thwarts Microbial Invaders
Amyloid Thwarts Microbial Invaders
Anna Azvolinsky | May 25, 2016
Alzheimer’s disease–associated amyloid-β peptides trap microbes in the brains of mice and in the guts of nematodes, a study shows. 
Eyes, Nose as Windows to Alzheimer’s
Eyes, Nose as Windows to Alzheimer’s
Kerry Grens | Jul 14, 2014
Failing a sniff test or screening positive on an eye exam may predict people’s chances of developing the neurodegenerative disorder.
Brain-Washing During Sleep
Brain-Washing During Sleep
Kerry Grens | Oct 18, 2013
Rest clears out interstitial clutter in the mouse brain.
Tau Ligand Reveals Tangles In Vivo
Tau Ligand Reveals Tangles In Vivo
Kerry Grens | Sep 18, 2013
In living humans, researchers image snarls of tau, one of the proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease.