Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Signaling molecule may prevent Alzheimer’s

New research in humans and mice identifies a particular signaling molecule that can help modify inflammation and the immune system to protect against Alzheimer’s disease. The work, which was led by investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), is published in Nature. Cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease develops when neurons begin to die. “Neuron death… Read More »

Could a New Drug Help Ease Alzheimer’s?

SATURDAY, March 13, 2021 — About 7 out of 10 Alzheimer’s patients wound up free of the brain plaques that are a hallmark of the disease after treatment with a potentially breakthrough experimental drug, clinical trial results show. The drug, donanemab, also significantly slowed the patients’ brain decline, according to findings published March 13 in… Read More »

How Pandemic Isolation Affected an Alzheimer’s Patient in a Nursing Home

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Ties The Loneliest Room, for My Sister in a Nursing Home The pandemic has stolen away the chance to surround the sister we are losing to… Read More »