Tag Archives: Alzheimer

Dementia research: Defects in the geneTREM2 linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

MUNICH, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Defects in the geneTREM2 are linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The gene is required to activate immune cells called microglia in the brain, which help to eliminate the neurotoxic deposits that are typical of … Read the full press release

Innovative therapy in Europe: Functional Neurology to improve life of patients with brain and central nervous system disorders

GENEVA, 08-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TESTmyBRAIN (Switzerland) has opened its first center of Functional Neurology in Europe. This non-invasive therapy (no medication, no surgery) coming from the United States helps patients suffering from migraines, concussions, strokes, AD/HD, Parkinson disease, Alzheimer, … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool scientists characterised a genetic mutation that can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Alzheimer’s disease

LIVERPOOL, 4-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Liverpool have, for the first time, characterised a genetic mutation that can increase the risk of two major degenerative diseases, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Alzheimer’s disease. AMD and Alzheimer’s … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers tackle one of the biggest questions in dementia research — Why do Alzheimer’s trials fail?

SOUTHAMPTON, 16-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers in Southampton are tackling one of the biggest questions in dementia research; why might current approaches in Alzheimer’s trials be failing? The new study is published in the Journal of Pathology and funded by Alzheimer’s … Read the full press release