Alzheimer's disease: are we close to finding a cure? First described in 1906 by Dr. Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for around 60-80% of cases. It is characterized by problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Onset is most common in individuals aged 65 and over, [...]
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Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation The GAP Foundation is joining together leading academic researchers, pharmaceutical companies, nonprofit organizations and foundations, and governments around the world to reduce the time, cost and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials in order to speed innovative medicines to those with or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more [...]
Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles? Difficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer’s disease Louisville, KY – Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent. In an article published online last week in Journal [...]