Can fixing protein synthesis rescue memory from Alzheimer’s?

A new study with mice offers a promising way to potentially restore cognitive function loss due to Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
Feb. 3, 2021 ~6 min

Can stinky ‘rotten egg’ gas protect against Alzheimer’s?

Hydrogen sulfide, typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive, and smelling of rotten eggs, may protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer's disease.

Rachel Butch-JHU • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~7 min

Following the hops of disordered proteins could lead to future treatments of Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows how to determine the elusive motions of proteins that remain disordered.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

Can blocking enzymes reverse Alzheimer’s memory loss?

Inhibiting certain enzymes may offer a way to restore memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease, research in mice shows.

Ellen Goldbaum-Buffalo • futurity
Jan. 6, 2021 ~6 min

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here's what we're learning from brain scans

The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California • conversation
Jan. 5, 2021 ~7 min

Protein may clarify Alzheimer’s and body clock link

Poor sleep and other issues with circadian rhythm are common for people with Alzheimer's disease. Now researchers may have a clue to why.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Dec. 23, 2020 ~8 min

Protein in cerebrospinal fluid signals Alzheimer’s stage

Measuring levels of a specific type of Alzheimer's protein in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spine can indicate how far the disease has progressed.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Dec. 17, 2020 ~8 min

Diseases like Alzheimer’s happen in 2 phases

"In other words, we think that patients need to be treated differently depending on which phase they are in."

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~8 min

For dementia caregivers, tips for holiday joy during COVID

How can the families of someone with Alzheimer's or dementia make the holidays special during the pandemic? An elder care expert has suggestions.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

For dementia caregivers, tips for holiday joy during COVID

How can the families of someone with Alzheimer's or dementia make the holidays special during the pandemic? An elder care expert has suggestions.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

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