AI reveals current drugs that may help combat Alzheimer’s

A team of researchers has developed an artificial intelligence-based method to screen currently available medications as possible treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. The method could represent a rapid and inexpensive way to repurpose existing therapies.

Tracy Hampton • harvard
March 4, 2021 ~6 min

Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible through algorithm

Researchers have developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Dec. 17, 2019 ~4 min

Gene variant may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease

A new study provides insights on why some people may be more resistant to Alzheimer’s disease than others.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Nov. 4, 2019 ~5 min

A new paper examines how neuron-like implants could treat brain disorders

A new paper explores why neuron-like implants could offer a better way to treat brain disorders, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy • harvard
Sept. 20, 2019 ~6 min

Anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’

Research into extending humanity’s healthy lifespan has been progressing rapidly in recent years. In February, a group of aging and longevity scientists founded a nonprofit to foster the work and serve as a resource for governments and businesses looking to understand the potentially far-reaching implications of a population that lives significantly longer, healthier lives.

Alvin Powell • harvard
March 8, 2019 ~15 min

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