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anemia

Anemia Discovery Offers New Targets to Treat Fatigue in Millions

A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine revealed a previously unknown clockwork mechanism within the body that controls the creation of oxygen-carrying...
Alzheimer’s disease

New NIH Consortium Award to Enhance Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease,...

A new clinical trials consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health is expected to accelerate and expand studies for therapies in Alzheimer’s disease...
Alzheimer’s

Higher Brain Glucose Levels May Mean More Severe Alzheimer’s

For the first time, scientists have found a connection between abnormalities in how the brain breaks down glucose and the severity of the signature...
Neurodegeneration

NIH Grant to Help UNC Researchers Explore Microrna as Route to...

Neurodegeneration is a problem that affects millions of people, and to understand it, the lab of Mohanish Deshmukh, PhD, professor of cell biology and...
genetic

Newly Discovered Gene Variants Link Innate Immunity and Alzheimer’s Disease

Three new gene variants, found in a genome wide association study of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), point to the brain’s immune cells in the onset...
Hippocampus

The Hippocampus Underlies the Link Between Slowed Walking and Mental Decline

The connection between slowed walking speed and declining mental acuity appears to arise in the right hippocampus, a finger-shaped region buried deep in the...
vascular disease

NIH Consortium Takes Aim at Vascular Disease-linked Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

To better predict, study, and diagnose small vessel disease in the brain and its role in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID),...
Parkinson’s disease

Lost in Translation: Parkinson’s Disease Research Undercut by Study Design

In a review of animal studies of Parkinson’s disease therapies, Yale researchers identified trends that may contribute to the lack of success in human...
Calorie

Calorie Restriction Lets Monkeys Live Long and Prosper

Settling a persistent scientific controversy, a long-awaited report shows that restricting calories does indeed help rhesus monkeys live longer, healthier lives. A remarkable collaboration between...
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NIH Award Expands Landmark Alzheimer’s Biomarker Study

The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) — the long-running National Institutes of Health-supported study investigating brain and fluid biomarkers of the disease — enters...