I’d heard the news about women and memory loss by the time my sister sent her foreboding e-mail — “a little scary, sisters” — with a link to a story headlined: “Women Descend into Alzheimer’s at Twice the Speed of Men.” 922 more words
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Local researchers may have discovered why people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s in their later years.
A new Washington University study reveals that the brain’s ability to clear the main ingredient of Alzheimer’ plaques slows with age. 107 more words
Naturally occurring protein fragment found in the brain inhibits key enzyme implicated in Alzheimer's disease
For the first time, UCLA researchers have shown that a natural protein fragment produced in the brain can act as an inhibitor of a key enzyme implicated in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that could lead to the development of new drugs to treat the disease. 521 more words