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Doctors might be able to tell if you have Alzheimer's by putting this cream on your eye

A small, early study has found that applying a cream to the lens of your eye can indicate whether you have Alzheimer’s disease before debilitating symptoms occur. 244 more words

Antioxidant may disrupt Alzheimer’s disease process

According to new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Amsterdam, NL, April 10, 2012 – Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65. 463 more words

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Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. 827 more words

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Potential Alzheimer's Drug Spurs Protein Recycling (Science)

By Ken Garber

Science, April 25, 2014

In 2004, veteran structural biologists Gregory Petsko and Dagmar Ringe were looking for a way to make an impact on Alzheimer’s disease. 898 more words

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