Treatment for Alzheimer’s Shows Promise in Clinical Trial

Potential treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have been studied for decades with limited success; researchers have yet to identify a pharmacological agent to cure or even slow AD. Over the last few years, scientists have identified an antibody that is thought to increase the clearance of soluble amyloid plaques in the … Continue reading Treatment for Alzheimer’s Shows Promise in Clinical Trial

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Non-Invasive Method Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Early

No methods currently exist for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, which affects one out of nine people over the age of 65. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University scientists and engineers has developed a noninvasive MRI approach that can detect the disease in a living animal. And it can do so at the … Continue reading Non-Invasive Method Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Early

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