Amyloid plaques

Traumatic brain injury with a loss of consciousness may be associated with later development of Parkinson's disease but not Alzheimer's...


Alzheimer's disease is characterized by amyloid-beta plaques, neurofibrillary tangles, gliosis, and neuronal loss. Solanezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody, preferentially binds...


The aim of a study was to evaluate the existence of pathologic retinal deposits in patients with possible Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers...


A research team from The University of Nottingham has helped uncover a second rare genetic mutation which strongly increases the...


A study suggests that a history of concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness may be related to...


Amyvid ( Florbetapir F 18 Injection ) has received marketing authorization from the European Commission as a diagnostic radiopharmaceutical indicated...


Most researchers believe Alzheimer's disease is caused by one of two proteins, one called tau, the other beta-amyloid. As we...


Studying spinal fluid samples and health data from 201 people, the researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St....


A study led by Karolinska Institutet has reported for the first time the positive effects of an active vaccine against...


A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role...


The primary therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease has been the beta amyloid peptide, which clusters outside cells in the brain...


Researchers at Université Laval and the research centre at CHUQ ( Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec ) has discovered a...


Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a novel orally administered compound specifically targeted to suppress brain cell inflammation and neuron...


A study in mice suggests that Alzheimer's disease may be triggered when adult neurons try to divide. The study is published...


Canadian researchers found that certain variants of a simple sugar ameliorate Alzheimer's-like disease in mice. The new studies show that...


A study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has found that brain scans may detect neurological changes...


The search for new biomarkers to detect Alzheimer's disease before signs of memory loss appear has advanced an important...


The activity of connections among brain cells significantly affects levels of the toxic protein beta-amyloid that is a major cause...


Physical activity seems to inhibit Alzheimer's-like brain changes in mice. The research demonstrated that long-term physical activity enhanced the learning ability...


Some patients with Alzheimer’'s disease have an immune system defect making it difficult to clean away amyloid-beta waste products in...