Researchers find key Alzheimer's protein

National 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 when ...

National 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 neuropathology, ...