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Alzheimer's Prevention Requires Healthy Lifestyle

Alzheimer’s Prevention Requires Healthy Lifestyle

Strong evidence suggests that a combination of healthy changes to lifestyle can have a huge impact on reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The conference titled “Lifestyle Approaches for the Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease” organised by the McCusker Alzheimer’s Foundation gathered international Alzheimer’s disease (AD) experts who one way or another all reached […]

Genetically Engineered Mice with Alzheimer's Tau Gene

New Studies Suggest that Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads Like an Infection

Alzheimer’s disease seems to spread like an infection from brain cell to brain cell, two new studies in mice have found. But instead of viruses or bacteria, what is being spread is a distorted protein known as tau. The surprising finding answers a longstanding question and has immediate implications for developing treatments, researchers said. And […]