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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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Brain Prize Laureate Will Donate Some Winnings to Anti-Brexit Group
Brain Prize Laureate Will Donate Some Winnings to Anti-Brexit Group
Shawna Williams | Mar 6, 2018
Alzheimer’s researcher John Hardy calls the departure “an unmitigated disaster” for science and healthcare in Britain.
Equivocal Findings of Alzheimer’s Trial Using Young Blood
Equivocal Findings of Alzheimer’s Trial Using Young Blood
Catherine Offord | Nov 6, 2017
A team of Stanford University researchers say that administering young people’s blood plasma to Alzheimer’s patients could improve cognitive function, but the results have been criticized.
Recovering Lost Memories
Recovering Lost Memories
Jef Akst | Mar 21, 2016
Researchers use optogenetics to induce recall in an Alzheimer’s mouse model, suggesting the disease may not destroy memories permanently.
Opinion: The Present and Future of Neurogenomics
Opinion: The Present and Future of Neurogenomics
Joseph J. Higgins | Jun 13, 2013
Support the BRAIN Initiative, but don’t overlook the neurogenomic diagnostics that are already driving breakthroughs in brain and rare neurological disorders.
Non-coding Repeats Cause Peptide Clumps
Non-coding Repeats Cause Peptide Clumps
Ruth Williams | Feb 7, 2013
Protein aggregates in the brains of some people with dementia or motor neuron disease have a surprising origin.
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 10, 2013
An NIH study finds that the former NFL linebacker who committed suicide last May had signs of degenerative brain disease.
Bees Reverse Brain Aging
Jef Akst | Jul 6, 2012
Older foraging bees experience a change in brain chemistry when they revert to nest duties typically given to younger individuals.
Signs of Neuro-problems?
Jef Akst | Feb 17, 2012
The likelihood of developing dementia later in life may be predicted by the speed at which people walk, while grip strength may predict stroke.
Death or Damage of Dopamine Neurons
Death or Damage of Dopamine Neurons
Bobby Thomas and M. Flint Beal | Feb 1, 2011
The hallmark pathology of Parkinson’s disease is the damage and death of dopamine producing neurons in the brain.