Gene variant that makes brains resilient against Alzheimer`s discovered

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a potential genetic variant in the asymptomatic individuals that may make brains more resilient against Alzheimer`s.

New model set to revolutionize research in Alzheimer`s disease

Researchers, more than a decade ago, launched a project to develop a new mouse model that would allow more accurate evaluation of therapies for the disease.

Commonly prescribed drugs may trigger onset of Alzheimer`s

Researchers have found that multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer`s.

Healthy lifestyle choices linked to fewer memory complaints

Researchers have found that the healthier lifestyle behaviors people practiced, the less they are likely to complain about memory issues.

Gene involved in neurodegeneration keeps body clock running

Scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, have found that a gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock.

How `bad cholesterol` ups risk of Alzheimer`s and heart disease

High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer`s disease and heart disease, but it has been unclear exactly how cholesterol damages the brain to promote Alzheimer`s disease and blood vessels to promote atherosclerosis.