10 June 2005
The human body has its own defense against brain aging: the innate immune system, which helps to clean the brain of amyloid-beta waste products.
25 April 2005
A new study sheds light on why normal prion proteins may experience age-related mutations in inherited diseases.
19 April 2005
Seattle – A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease ( http://www.j-alz.com ), published by IOS Press, entitled "Quantitative proteomics of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with Alzheimer disease," may lead to a new test for di
7 April 2005
Research findings indicate how a decrease in certain proteins involved in brain cell communication, may help result in the development of dementia and memory problems associated with Alzheimer's
15 March 2005
A cell model study highlights the existence of a self-propagating loop leading to neuronal degeneration in AD.
7 March 2005
Discovery that insulin is produced in the brain raises possibility of Type 3 diabetes
6 January 2005
New findings from a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Pacific Health Research Institute provide further evidence that a protein in the human brain, glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), can serve as a valuable mark
27 December 2004
(Jackonsville, FL) - Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., have developed a way to create human brain cells in culture that model a key pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders.
1 November 2004
University of Kentucky chemistry professor Allan Butterfield has uncovered new clues about how brain cells are damaged by Alzheimer's disease, evidence suggesting vitamin E may help prevent the debilitating illness.
28 October 2004
In conjunction with the Institute for the Study of Aging (ISOA), IOS Press is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of the Proceedings of an ISOA Catalyst Conference as a special print and online Supplement to the December 2004 issue of the Journal of Al