Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimers blocks
Learn about recent Alzheimer’s Disease research and discover classroom resources covering the basics.
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Learn more about this disease that impacts over 50 million people in the world.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 25, 2020.
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To understand dementia, scientists are looking anew at a neglected piece of the puzzle: the web of blood vessels nourishing the brain.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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While there is no cure or effective treatment yet for Alzheimer’s disease, spreading awareness and knowledge can bring science one step closer to unraveling its mysteries.
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Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what really happens to our brain cells as we age.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison untangles the misinformation around dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Research at the Calgary Brain Bank bridges the gap between exploratory animal models and human clinical trials. It may also upend decades of thinking about Alzheimer’s in the process.
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Billionths of a meter thick yet tough as silk or steel, these unwanted threads are hard to destroy.
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