Alzheimer's drugs targeting amlyoid plaque may be doomed to fail

In a study of the cause of Alzheimer's, cognitive decline tracked something other than high levels of amyloid plaques

Gelatins may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease

A traditional Chinese medicine successfully protected neurons from amyloid-induced death

How COVID-19 has worsened the lives of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients

Poor health outcomes and quarantines have accelerated the progress of motor and neurological dysfunction

Our memories of shared experiences have unique neural signatures

New neuroscience research shows why you do not remember an event the same way as other people who attended do

Tweaked version of failed Alzheimer's disease drug restores memory in mice

The preliminary results suggest the drug may stop — and reverse — some Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have mapped the "in-between neurons" of our brains

They make up a part of the brain called superficial white matter, which is difficult to see under a microscope

Disruption of “molecular glue” within our brain cells can lead to Alzheimer’s 

Sticky proteins help the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria inside brain cells communicate with each other

Immature neurons in mammals' brains keep them adaptable

New research uncovers how neuronal plasticity is maintained in mammal cerebral cortices

While you sleep, specialized neurons in your brain help you forget

Forgetting has long been considered a passive process in the brain, but new research puts that idea to bed

The mice most scientists use to study Alzheimer's aren't accurate

A new Nature study shows that human and mouse brains with Alzheimer’s disease look and function differently

A failed Alzheimer's drug stops cancer cells from shedding their coats and hiding from the immune system

A chance reading and a fortuitous overlap between Alzheimer's and multiple myeloma biology gave a failed drug new life

New research shows how protein aggregates destroy muscle cells

These findings have important implications for the treatment of myofibrillar myopathies, a set of diseases that affect the muscles

There might be some problems when we try to make babies in space

Biologists sent brain organoids to the International Space Station to figure out how microgravity will affect developing babies

The gut microbiome can hit fast forward on Alzheimer's disease progression

Male — but not female — mice had reduced amyloid beta plaques in the brain after antibiotic treatment

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A protein in your brain behaves like a virus, infecting your cells with memories

Forming a protective shell, Arc moves from neuron to neuron

Caregiving is increasingly falling to young people, especially minority millenials

Employers and government have a responsibility to help ease the burden for those caring for loved ones with dementia

CRISPR nanoparticles are the next big hope in Alzheimer’s disease treatments

Nearly 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease without solid treatment options.