Researchers find key Alzheimer's protein

Feb 13, 2014

Researchers find key Alzheimer's protein

A research team from institutions in Japan and Germany has identified a protein in the brain that may lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, raising hopes of improved prevention and treatment, according to a study published Thursday. Alzheimer’s disease is believed to be triggered ...

Feb 13, 2014

Disease study looks to big data

Researchers in Japan will trawl through huge amounts of data to search for possible precursors to Alzheimer’s disease in a bid to identify who might develop the brain-degenerating condition that affects millions around the world. The study, which involves the health care arm of ...

Oct 10, 2013

Japan team develops compound to prevent Alzheimer's

A team of Japanese researchers has developed a compound to suppress the formation of a protein believed to cause Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published Wednesday in a British science journal. The researchers, mostly from Doshisha University, including Satoru Funamoto, associate professor of ...