Alzheimer’s Disease and Smell Loss

Anosmia (smell loss) or hyposmia (reduced smell) could be an early and important sign of Alzheimer’s disease before other symptoms begin. The degree of smell loss may correlate with an increased risk…

Can Statins Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

What are Statins? Cardiovascular disease affects the heart and major blood vessels, mostly by causing the progressive atherosclerosis (hardening and narrowing) of arteries that supply various organs …

Does Herpesvirus Cause Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses over time and autopsies show that hallmarks of the disease include pathological changes to patients’ brain structures, such as …

Gender and Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia worldwide and is primarily attributed to increasing longevity, especially in Western countries. While Alzheimer’s affects both men and women, i…

Integrated PET/MR for Alzheimer’s Disease

PET/MR imaging is used for monitoring and assessing brain function, molecular information and metabolism. Combined PET/MR imaging has improved the diagnostic power for Alzheimer’s disease, enabling e…

Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) afflicts millions of older people the world over, causing functional impairment, loss of time, reduced productivity and immense economic hardship. It also results in great me…

Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible brain disorder that usually starts around the age of 65 years. Three major brain defects which are associated with AD include formation of amyloid plaques …

Stem Cell Therapy for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurological condition characterized by loss of memory, confusion, and difficulty in performing regular tasks. Introduction to Alzheimer's Alzheimer's…