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Researchers discover new target for Alzheimer’s treatment  

Researchers discover new target for Alzheimer’s treatment  

An international study involving University of Liverpool researchers has found a new potential target for Alzheimer’s treatment.  New research shows that medin, a protein, is...
New hope for treatment to slow neurodegenerative disease 

New hope for treatment to slow neurodegenerative disease 

Scientists have discovered a new drug treatment that could slow neurodegenerative disease, offering fresh hope.   The new study featuring researchers from the University of Glasgow’s...
Researchers develop new MRI Alzheimer’s test

Researchers develop new MRI Alzheimer’s test

An exciting MRI Alzheimer’s test by the University of Aberdeen will be trialled for the first time, providing new hope to patients. A newly developed...
neurological diseases

Meeting of minds: Advancing research into neurological disease diagnosis and treatment

In this insightful eBook about innovation in neurological diseases, NervGen joins forces with Jean-Charles Lambert, PhD, from Institut Pasteur de Lille, INSERM and Professor...
Understanding the early stages of Alzheimer’s with 3D imaging

Understanding the early stages of Alzheimer’s with 3D imaging 

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden are using novel 3D imaging technology to better understand the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  Using new 3D imaging...
A new peptide nasal spray can reduce the risk of seizures

A new peptide nasal spray can reduce the risk of seizures 

Scientists have developed a new peptide nasal spray that can help prevent seizures and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. The A1R-CT peptide...
cognitive decline

Drinking seven units of alcohol per week may cause cognitive decline

Emerging research from the University of Oxford suggests that consuming more than seven units of alcohol per week could increase your risk of experiencing...
diagnosing dementia

Diagnosing dementia automatically with machine learning

Boston University researchers have pioneered an automated machine learning-powered tool for diagnosing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Diagnosing dementia is currently an expensive and labour-intensive process,...
ADHD medications

Common ADHD medications may treat Alzheimer’s disease

An extensive data analysis has revealed that widely used ADHD medications may be effective at reducing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. The investigation examined the...
The Nutrition for Dementia Prevention Working Group has recommended that clinical trials surrounding diet and dementia are vital.

Debunking myths about diet and dementia with enhanced clinical trials

The Nutrition for Dementia Prevention Working Group has recommended that clinical trials surrounding diet and dementia are vital. Is there a link between diet and...
Alzheimer's disease in women

A newly discovered gene may cause Alzheimer’s disease in women

A team of US researchers have uncovered a new gene – known as MGMT ­– that may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in...
risk genes for Alzheimer's disease

International study identifies new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Jean-Charles Lambert, who spearheaded the most extensive ever genome-wide association study for Alzheimer's disease, outlines how the project has discovered 75 risk genes...
Single brain scan revolutionises early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Single brain scan revolutionises early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

An early-stage Alzheimer’s diagnosis is typically difficult to identify, but new machine learning technology could change this. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, amplifying...
Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease: is plasticity science’s big breakthrough?

NervGen is developing a novel drug candidate that could revolutionise treatment for conditions associated with central nervous system damage, including Alzheimer’s disease. It promises to...
dementia prevention

Seven healthy habits that may boost dementia prevention

New research has identified that seven healthy habits and lifestyle factors may provide effective dementia prevention, even among people with the highest genetic risk...
Detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s with cognitive performance data

Detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s with cognitive performance data

New research concludes that subjective impairments in cognitive performance are a strong indicator of early-stage Alzheimer’s. When an individual acknowledges their memory or other mental...
neurotechprize

EIT Health crown inaugural winners of neurotechprize for Alzheimer’s tech

EIT Health and Biogen have revealed the first winners of the neurotechprize, a new initiative that awards funding to startup companies developing cutting-edge technologies...
HDL cholesterol

HDL cholesterol may help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from the Keck School of Medicine of USC have discovered that HDL cholesterol – popularly known as 'good' cholesterol – may effectively stop...
Prevent Alzheimer's

Study reveals that a healthy lifestyle can prevent Alzheimer’s

A study suggests that living a healthy lifestyle may be critical to prevent Alzheimer’s and extending life expectancy. How does a healthy lifestyle prevent Alzheimer’s? The number...
symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease tracked with new computational model

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have designed a cutting-edge computational model that analyses symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, potentially a groundbreaking advancement for monitoring the...

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