Medicine & TechnologyExperts started focusing on what might be occurring in the brain, other than aging and unfortunate genes, which could answer why women have higher rates of diseases, specifically anxiety disorder and Alzheimer's disease.
A study published shows that there is a clear link between a specific bacteria in the human gut microbiome, antibiotic resistance, and neurodegenerative diseases that affect millions of people around the globe.
Up to date, there has not been effective treatment for dementia and Alzheimer's disease. With researchers discovering how fructose metabilsm affects neuronal function, it may help develop preventive measures of risk factors such as type 2 diabetes and obesity.
After receiving a grant of $1.5 million from US philanthropists, including Bill Gates, neurologists from Imperial College London and UK Dementia Research Institute will be testing their new technology in which they will fire electric currents deep in the brain of those with Alzheimer's disease to try to cure dementia.
A blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease moved closer to reality this week after new findings were announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on July 29, 2020. The test showed extremely high accuracy—around 90%—for detecting chemicals in the blood that are specific for Alzheimer’s.
American and Swedish experts have discovered a specific protein in the blood that can indicate an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's dementia. The blood test can potentially indicate the risk of developing the disease years before symptoms occur.