Posts Tagged ‘The Journal of Neuroscience’


Swedish Team Uncovers How Alzheimer’s Spreads

The spread of Alzheimer’s disease through the brain leaves dead neurons and forgotten thoughts in its wake. But researchers haven’t figured out how the disease spread. Through experiments using stained neurons, a research team at Linköping University in Sweden has been able to demonstrate the process of neurons being invaded by diseased proteins that are then passed on […]


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 […]


Mature brain or Alzheimer’s brain – which do you have?

If you’re over 50, chances are you’ve begun to notice some memory loss. Even in perfectly healthy adults with exceedingly active brains, the hippocampus – a part of the brain important to the formation of memories – begins to atrophy around the age of 55. As this happens, no doubt you begin to wonder, with […]