Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Recent advances in brain imaging have … Continue reading Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

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Can Young Blood Really Help Treat Alzheimer’s?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Injecting the blood plasma of healthy young people into people with Alzheimer’s disease appears to be safe, and … Continue reading Can Young Blood Really Help Treat Alzheimer’s?

Blood test identifies key Alzheimer’s marker

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine A new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that measures of amyloid beta in the blood … Continue reading Blood test identifies key Alzheimer’s marker

Brains With Alzheimer’s Have More Bacteria Than Healthy Ones, Says New Study

Evidence is mounting. New research shows bacteria that break through the brain’s defences and infected neurons could play a role in the onset of Alzheimer’s, giving experts a better understanding … Continue reading Brains With Alzheimer’s Have More Bacteria Than Healthy Ones, Says New Study

Brain’s immune cells linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia

Salk and UC San Diego scientists conducted a vast survey of microglia (pictured here), revealing links to neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric illnesses. Credit: Nicole Coufal Scientists have, for the first … Continue reading Brain’s immune cells linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia