Here’s one more reason to get to bed earlier.
Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
After failing to find ways of removing the brain plaques responsible for the disease, researchers now say they have another way of tackling Alzheimer’s worst symptoms that leaves the plaques in place.
Several proteins are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists now believe they have found the pathways responsible for producing these compounds.
Sleep patterns and markers in spinal fluid may hint at the first signs of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Sleep is the body’s time to rest and recharge, and it may be important for fending off Alzheimer’s as well.
Researchers propose a controversial new way that Alzheimer’s progresses — by aberrant proteins that hop from cell to cell
Among the many difficult features of Alzheimer’s is that doctors can never really say with certainty which patients who show signs of memory loss will go on to develop the neurodegenerative disorder.
Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, with its symptoms of memory loss and gradual slowing of brain functions, is challenging enough already. But for those who are affected, one of the condition’s most frustrating …