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Stopping the ‘raging fire of Alzheimer’s’: Researchers shifting attention in fight against neurodegenerative diseases

Tau was long thought to be a secondary actor. Amyloid plaque builds up first, largely outside of neurons, followed by ...
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Video: Alzheimer’s and the disappointing history of amyloid research

The idea that sticky brain plaques cause Alzheimer’s disease began as an interesting hypothesis and eventually became drug industry dogma. Now, ...
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After another failed clinical trial, new Alzheimer’s treatment attacks disease from ‘different angle’

The field of Alzheimer’s research is one filled with disappointment. [Recently], yet another drug failed its Phase 3 clinical trial, ...
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Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise in early stages

For two decades, biotech companies trying to tackle Alzheimer’s disease have had little success. While vaccines have often shown promise for certain ...
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Why those sleepless nights could increase your Alzheimer’s risk

New research suggests bad sleep causes a build-up of plaque associated with Alzheimer’s ...
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Study sparks fresh debate over an old theory on the cause of Alzheimer’s

In the long-running debate over just what causes Alzheimer’s disease, one side looks to have scored a victory with new ...