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Predicting Response to Alzheimer's Disease Treatment with Gene Variant
Treatment success may be able to be predicted in Alzheimer’s disease patients based on gene variant testing.
Vampires may be on to something. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s neurology and neurological sciences department and the Center for Tissue Regeneration, Repair and Restoration at Veterans Affairs Pala Alto Healthcare System report “surprising regenerative activity in young blood.”
An antiepileptic drug proved to be efficacious in treating the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers.
Boston researchers say they have found the direct cause and potential cure for neurodegeneration following traumatic brain injury.The culprit, they write, is a misshapen and toxic brain protein, one they say they can destroy with a targeted antibody.
A blood brain barrier protein may exacerbate symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in Nature Neuroscience.
Evidence is mounting that getting enough sleep is a key to preventing Alzheimer's disease.
Diabetes patients with high rates of complications from the disease may face increased risk for dementia, according to a study published online July 9 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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