Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease: Causes

Dementia Researchers Recognised and Rewarded (BBC News / Lundbeck Foundation)

Summary Four dementia researchers share the 2018 (€1 million Euro) Brain Prize (bestowed by the Lundbeck Foundation), in recognition of their joint work on the underlying neuropathological mechanisms thought to cause of Alzheimer’s Disease. Full Text Link Reference Roberts, M. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Persistent Perplexity (BMJ)

Summary A recent British Medical Journal article examines what is known, and remains uncertain, about the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease. It also touches on the difficulty of diagnosis, and current prospects for disease-modifying treatments. Full Text Link (Note: This article … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 2012 (Alzheimer’s Association)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary This report from the Alzheimer’s Association provides a statistical summary of United States data concerning Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as … Continue reading

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