MIT researchers pinpoint mechanism and demonstrate that drugs could help.
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Reactivating an enzyme that promotes DNA repair can help to reverse age-related cognitive decline in mice.
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Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits.
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Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons.
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Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments.
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System helps machine-learning models glean training information for diagnosing and treating brain conditions.
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New findings help explain the surprising discovery that exposure to flickering light reduces amyloid plaques in mice.
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Analysis of genes altered by the disease could provide targets for new treatments.
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Noninvasive treatment improves memory and reduces amyloid plaques in mice.
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Study reveals why people with the APOE4 gene have higher risk of the disease.
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