September 28, 2021

Some people with Alzheimer’s seem to resist memory loss

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By Sharon Begley, STAT From Business Insider The defective proteins that are widely thought to kill brain neurons and cause, or at least indicate,Alzheimer’s disease do not always have that calamitous result, scientists reported on Monday, raising more doubts about conventional approaches to diagnosing and finding treatments for Alzheimer’s. The researchers analyzed the brains of […]

Is an unruly immune system responsible for dementia?

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By Sylvia Booth Hubbard From Newsmax Scientists have struggled for years to understand the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. Genetic factors, the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain, damage to blood vessels, traumatic brain injury, and numerous other lifestyle and environmental factors have been explored, but researchers at Australia’s University of Adelaide […]