Oct. 9 (UPI) — In the short-term, sleep disorders cause an inconvenience. But over time, researchers say, these disorders can increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease…View More Sleep disturbances may increase risk Alzheimer’s disease risk in Hispanic people
Aug. 20 (UPI) — An drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease could help reverse some of the negative effects of adolescent binge drinking on the…View More Study: Alzheimer’s drug Aricept could reverse alcohol effects on young brains
Juli Engel was delighted when a neurologist recommended a PET scan to determine whether amyloid — the protein clumps associated with an increased risk of…View More A Brain Scan May Predict Alzheimer’s. Should You Get One?
For decades, researchers have sought a blood test for beta amyloid, the protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Several groups and companies have…View More A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It’s Coming, Scientists Report
May 2 (UPI) — Two brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease may act as self-propagating prions that cause development of the condition, researchers say. Researchers…View More Study suggests Alzheimer’s is a double-prion disorder, may lead to new treatments
Allan Gallup, a retired lawyer and businessman, grew increasingly forgetful in his last few years. Eventually, he could no longer remember how to use a…View More The Diagnosis Is Alzheimer’s. But That’s Probably Not the Only Problem.