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New Treatment Reduces A Key Alzheimer’s Disease Protein By A Staggering 90 Percent

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most terrifying things that can happen to people: staying physically healthy but losing their mental capacity. And now, a new treatment shows great promise in attacking a key building block of the disease. Researchers found that eliminating a single enzyme from mice with aggressive symptoms of Alzheimer’s drastically reduced […]

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Green Tea Extract and Red Laser Could Be Potential Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Green tea and red laser light can act as a powerful duo in obliterating Alzheimer’s plaques, a new study has revealed. The research team at University of Ulm in Germany including Andrei Sommer and colleagues revealed that the light makes it feasible for the green-tea extract to work on the plaques. The researchers had earlier […]

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You Could have Alzheimer’s Disease at Age 30: Understanding the Value of Early-onset Alzheimer’s Research | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

While dementia most often affects older adults, people as young as 30 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Alois Alzheimer first described the disease named for him in 1906. His pioneering descriptions of symptoms (loss of cognitive function) and abnormal brain pathology (plaques and tangles in brain tissue) were based on observations […]

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Loss of Smell Can Be One of The Earliest Sign’s of Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A loss of a sense of smell can be one of the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease. New research suggests that an abnormal form of a protein — amyloid precursor protein, or APP — which has been previously associated with the Alzheimer’s disease may be to blame. A study in mice found that animals genetically […]