Alzheimers

A biomarker in the blood detects early signs of Alzheimer's

A biomarker in the blood detects early signs of Alzheimer’s

A team of neuroscientists from the American University of Pittsburgh, together with experts from European countries, has developed an advanced test that, based on a biomarker, detects signs of neurodegeneration in blood in Alzheimer’s disease. These US neuroscientists chose Brain to disseminate a study presenting the development and validation of an ultrasensitive immunoassay and clinical …

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Two drugs already approved show curbing Alzheimer's symptoms

Two drugs already approved show curbing Alzheimer’s symptoms

Researchers of the University of Colorado have discovered that two psychiatric drugs, imipramine and the olanzapineapplied to patients with Alzheimer diseasereduce their symptoms and improve their cognition. “People who received these drugs went from Alzheimer’s disease to mild cognitive impairment or from mild cognitive impairment to normal,” he explains. Huntington Potterlead author of the study, …

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