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Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer's theory

Karen Weintraub, Special for USA TODAY 7:28 a.m. EDT May 27, 2016

Researchers at Harvard this week offered a new theory of Alzheimer’s Disease that – if true – would upend our understanding of the disease and suggest new routes for treatment and prevention. 115 more words


Microbes : A long ignored field in Alzheimer's Research

Following points highlights dire need to study molecular basis of microbial role in Alzheimer pathogenesis.

  • Enough evidence in role of microbes in dementia and building up of amyloid plaques.
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Device Developed to help fight Alzheimer's

Every day it seems a new advancement arrives in the battle against Alzheimer’s. Time is of the essence, with every passing year many lives are laid waste to this disease. 296 more words


Sleep and Alzheimer's Prevention

Sleep well. That’s something I often say to my children and grandchildren when speaking with them in the evening. Studies show how important sleep is for us in so many ways. 226 more words

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DNA Repair Protein BRCA1 Implicated in Cognitive Function and Dementia

Wow! The BRCA1 gene, mutations in which lead to breast cancer, has now been implicated in cognitive functioning, dementia and the development of Alzheimer’s disease! 289 more words