Smell identification may be of predictive value for later Alzheimer disease . . .
New Imaging Spots Inflammation in Brain Disorders
These findings advance knowledge about the link between brain inflammation and the progression of brain disorders and suggest possible targets for future treatments.
HSV Linked to Alzheimer Disease
Could the common herpes simplex virus be associated with Alzheimer disease? These researchers think it is possible.
Orexin and Alzheimer: A Link to Impaired Sleep
Increased orexin in this disorder is associated with disease severity, total tau protein levels, sleep impairment, and cognitive deterioration.
Use a Saliva Test to ID Neurodegenerative Disease?
Why ask patients to “spit in a cup”? Statistically significant protein differences have been found in Alzheimer disease saliva, and trends have been observed for Parkinson disease.
Perhaps the Nose Knows: UPSIT and Alzheimer Disease
Does smell identification have any predictive value for later Alzheimer disease?
Are Alzheimer Biomarkers Clinically Relevant?
Cerebrospinal fluid biomarker assessment could conceivably become a part of routine clinical practice.
The Obesity and Dementia Link
Growing evidence suggests a link between obesity and dementia, but risk may be heightened or lowered, depending on age. In this study, early to mid-life obesity was linked with increased risk of later dementia.
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