Epigenic Therapy Helps to Restore Function to Alzheimer’s Brain

Alzheimer’s disease causes protein plaques and tangles to form in the brains of those affected by the disease. These protein growths are known as beta-amyloid proteins, and they build up slowly over time in the brain, causing cognitive issues such as memory loss, confusion, and changes in mood and temperament. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth … Read more

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Detect Early Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans

While there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, science is finding new ways to detect the disease, helping to lower the time between diagnosis and treatment. The problem with the treatments that we currently have for the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is that they work best when administered early on in the disease process, … Read more

A Potential Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Shows Promise

In the United States, one in ten people age 65 and older currently has Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. Changes in the brain due to these cognitive diseases can begin several years before any symptoms actually start to appear, so getting a diagnosis and starting treatment early is important. Fortunately, there’s good news … Read more