NHS warned on £9bn cost of Alzheimer’s breakthroughs

March 22, 2018 admin 0

The UK health system is unprepared for potential breakthroughs in the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia that could cost the National Health […]

Blood test finds toxic Alzheimer’s proteins

February 12, 2018 admin 0

Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a blood test that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The work, published […]

Diabetes Therapy Could Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s, Study Reports

January 8, 2018 admin 0

An approved treatment for diabetes may help people with Alzheimer’s, a study reports. The research, “Neuroprotective effects of a triple GLP-1/GIP/glucagon receptor agonist in the […]

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Scientists discover the ‘ground zero’ of the disease in a vulnerable set of immune cells – paving the way to a cure

December 22, 2017 admin 0

Alzheimer’s disease is caused by immune cells in the brain triggered by inflammation, according to a breakthrough discovery. The new research could lead to the […]

Six things you need to know about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

November 27, 2017 admin 0

What is dementia? Dementia is not a disease but a set of symptoms that can include progressive memory loss, confusion and personality change. The condition […]

Bill Gates sets sights on cure for Alzheimer’s with $50m investment

November 14, 2017 admin 0

‘This is a frontier where we can dramatically improve human life. It’s a miracle that people are living so much longer, but longer life expectancies […]

10 Things to Know About Alzheimer’s

November 6, 2017 admin 0

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that makes a person lose their cognitive abilities, altering daily functioning and leading to various levels of physical […]

Brain implant offers new hope for Alzheimer’s disease

October 3, 2017 admin 0

A tiny new implant that can record the brain activity of mice has the potential to transform our understanding of devastating neuro-degenerative diseases such as […]

Multi-Gene Test May Predict Dementia: Try these Memory Boosting Foods

September 26, 2017 admin 0

Would you have imagined that one can predict who will suffer from dementia or cognitive decline? Not really, right? According to a study published in […]