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Scientists use human-derived brain cells to develop more realistic ‘disease-in-a-dish’ models of Alzheimer’s
Scientists use the innate flexibility of stem cells to create more realistic ‘disease-in-a-dish’ models of Alzheimer’s disease, providing potential new ways to uncover the molecular mechanisms of and treatments for the disease.
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Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein
Study shows that measuring Alzheimer’s-associated tau protein in blood could help illuminate benefits of physical activity and other health behaviors in slowing cognitive decline.
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Precision medicine data dive shows water pill may be viable to test as Alzheimer’s treatment
A commonly available, FDA-approved oral diuretic pill may be a potential candidate for an Alzheimer’s disease treatment for those who are at genetic risk, according to findings published in Nature Aging and funded by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).