alzheimer’s research

Maternal Link To Alzheimer’s Disease?

Maternal Link To Alzheimer’s Disease?

New research published in the March edition of Neurology reflects on growing evidence that Alzheimer’s disease could be inherited from a patient’s mother. The study found that test subjects with mothers who suffered from Alzheimer’s had twice as much grey matter shrinkage as subjects with fathers who suffered from Alzheimer’s and those with no family history of the disease.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid DHA Not As Effective In Slowing Alzheimer’s As Thought

Omega-3 Fatty Acid DHA Not As Effective In Slowing Alzheimer’s As Thought

New research suggests DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, does not appear to slow the progression of cognitive or functional decline in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

New Vision For Reform For Treatment Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new book by a prominent neuroscience professor and a science communications specialist sets out a new vision for reform for Alzheimer’s treatments and outlines preventative methods to delay onset.