Tag Archives: Alzheimer

Researchers at Empa, the Swiss research institute, developed new diagnostic tool that can detect the first signs of neurodegenerative changes using a sensor belt

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, 3-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa, the Swiss research institute for applied materials sciences and technology, has announced that its researchers in collaboration with clinical partners (Cantonal Hospital and the Geriatric Clinic in St. Gallen) are working on … Read the full press release

Investigadores de Empa, el instituto de investigación suizo, desarrollaron una nueva herramienta de diagnóstico que puede detectar los primeros signos de cambios neurodegenerativos usando un cinturón sensor

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) DÜBENDORF, 3-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa, el instituto de investigación suizo de ciencia y tecnología de materiales aplicados, ha anunciado que sus investigadores, en colaboración con socios clínicos (Cantonal Hospital y la Clínica Geriátrica de St. Gallen) … Read the full press release

New study looks into the link between the genetic variant APOE4 allele and the severity of COVID-19 in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Helsinki, the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, and University Hospital Helsinki, Finland’s largest provider of healthcare services, have announced a new study that investigates the connection between … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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