Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

World / Science & Health Jul 16, 2019

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, half a dozen research groups gave new results on various experimental ...

Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

World / Science & Health Sep 20, 2018

Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

Eliminating dead but toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice that are designed to mimic Alzheimer's slows neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight against ...