Mutations to the MARK4 gene causes the properties of tau to change, making them more likely to aggregate and become more insoluble.
Those who work in physically demanding jobs have a 55% higher risk of developing dementia than those who have more sedentary careers.
Study reports a metabolite produced following the consumption of dietary soy may lower risk factors for dementia.
People living in areas with high levels of daytime noise had a 36% higher risk of being diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, and a 30% increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those living in quieter neighborhoods.
New artificial intelligence technology will analyze clinical data, brain images, and genetic information from Alzheimer’s patients to look for new biomarkers associated with the neurodegenerative disease.
Impaired blood flow to specific areas of the brain coincides with Tau buildup in Alzheimer’s patients. As cognition declines, the relationship between vascular dysfunction and Tau accumulation strengthens.
Researchers report there is no increased risk of being diagnosed with dementia in those who received general anesthesia compared to those who didn’t.
The Alzheimer’s risk gene ApoE4 hampers the process of endocytosis in astrocytes.
An examination of brainstems from children and young adults constantly exposed to air pollution reveals markers of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and motor neuron disease. Findings suggest air pollution poses risks of serious neurological da…
Amyloid plaques form in the same location and spread in the same way in the brains of people with both obstructive sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease.