Scientists May Have Found Way To Hack Into Brain To Boost MemoriesResearchers have found higher levels of two very common herpes viruses in Alzheimer's-affected brains and it appears they impact genes linked to Alzheimer's.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Video Game Helping Doctors Detect Alzheimer's Disease In PatientsResearchers are hoping a new video game will help lead them to a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
Bill Gates Gives $50 Million To Fight Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Failing To Identify Smells May Be A Sign Of Alzheimer's, Study SaysA new study says losing the ability to distinguish certain smells from one another may be a sign of the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Memory Loss Caused By Alzheimer's Could Be Reversible, Study FindsSymptoms of Alzheimer's disease that affect patients' memories could be reversed, according to new research from MIT.
PCOM 'Research Day' Showcases Student Projects For Medical Treatments, CuresAt "Research Day" on the campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on City Avenue, students displayed posters featuring their ideas that may one day lead to discoveries that translate into treatments and cures.
UPenn Doing First-Of-Its-Kind Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's DiseaseThe research is targeting the millions of people who have relatives with Alzheimer’s disease.
Clinic Falsely Told Dozens They Had Alzheimer's, Suits Say A lawsuit alleges that an Ohio clinic falsely told dozens they had Alzheimer's.
Study: Marijuana Compound Removes Plaque Buildup Of Alzheimer's Proteins From Brain CellsA new study reveals that compounds found in marijuana helps remove plaque buildup of Alzheimer’s disease proteins from brain cells.
Pat Summitt's Death Draws Attention To The Sad Reality Of Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer’s disease is a scary diagnosis that can happen to anyone, even those in their 30's and 40's.