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Blood test breakthrough in search for Alzheimer's cure

A blood test to detect which people with failing memories will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease has been developed by British scientists, who hope it may prove a breakthrough in the hunt for a cure.<p>After a decade's work, an international collaboration led by scientists from King's College …

Curing Alzheimer's by Modulating Gamma Secretase

The future is looking good for drugs designed to combat Alzheimer's disease. Learn about new knowledge that holds the potential to keep Alzheimer's …

High REST Levels Resist Alzheimer's

VIDEO+ARTICLE:<p>Harvard has discovered key capabilities of a gene regulator called <i>"REST"</i>. It seems to offer resistance against the toxic effects of …

Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein

Most researchers think the disease is caused by the build-up of beta amyloid. But over 100 drugs targeting it have failed. Have they been focusing on …

Survival of implanted fetal dopamine cells and neurologic improvement 12 to 46 months after transplantation for Parkinson's disease

Background and methods: Patients with Parkinson's disease tend to have a reduced response to levodopa after 5 to 20 years of therapy, with "on-off" …

Trial Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice

Another step towards the cure for Alzheimer’s happened at Saint Louis University, where researchers were able to reverse symptoms in mice. What does …

Eye tests 'could spot' early Alzheimer's disease

New research suggests eye checks could be used to identify those with early Alzheimer's disease long before any symptoms<p>Simple regular eye tests could be used to identify Alzheimer's disease at a very early stage, new research suggests.<p>Early trials of two different techniques show that a key …

Turmeric compound boosts regeneration of brain stem cells

A bioactive compound found in turmeric promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, reveals new research published today in the …

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Researchers Find Cluster Of Genes That Predict Parkinson’s

Health News<p>Comments<p>Technion researchers from the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have identified five genes that predict Parkinson’s …

Hopes Raised in Battle against Parkinson’s | GEN

An international team of scientists from the University of Bristol, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and the Mayo Clinic believe they …

Scientists discover cancer-fighting berry on tree that only grows in Far North Queensland

Scientists have been surprised by the rapid cancer-fighting properties of a berry found only in Far North Queensland.<p>An eight-year study led by Dr …