Functional neuroimaging scans can pick up stark neural abnormalities in football players with repeated head injuries before their cognition drops much in executive function tests.
An astrocyte protein stymies toxic interplay between Aβ oligomers and prion proteins.
People with previous head injuries may be more prone to amyloid deposition and have a higher risk for Alzheimer's.
Researchers have sliced and digitally reassembled a famous brain in neuroscience to view its detailed three-dimensional architecture.
Live imaging of the mouse brain offers a rare view of α-synuclein dynamics at presynaptic terminals, and raises questions about which form of the protein triggers synaptic dysfunction.
Studies support the idea that mitochondrial changes drive aging and AD pathogenesis.
Sleeping in an MRI scanner, babies with ApoE4 genotype reveal myelination and structural differences in brain areas affected in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
People with neurodegeneration but not brain amyloid surface in two new studies of preclinical AD, suggesting this odd population is both legitimate and potentially large.
Allegations of falsified data embroil Japanese ADNI; project leaders respond that data corrections followed quality-control procedures.
if Charlie Glabe is right, an exploding neuron does expel material that then triggers the formation of new, stable matter in its surroundings...
Neurofibrillary tangles of tau protein litter Alzheimer’s disease brains, but are they actually bad for neurons?...
Mutations that cause frontotemporal dementia may also predispose carriers to Alzheimer’s dementia...
Using stem cells to replace inhibitory neurons in the hippocampi of adult epileptic mice reduced hyperexcitability, seizures, and behavioral deficits...
A report on global disease burden found that the number of deaths in China due to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias doubled between 1990 and 2010.
Protein strains may underlie different tauopathies, according to researchers presented at this year's AAIC meeting in Boston.