neurodegenerative diseases

Image shows neurons and astrocytes.

Alzheimer’s Insights in Single Cells

Researchers have succeeded in identifying neurons that secrete the substance responsible for amyloid plaque build-up in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.
Image shows neurons with tau tangles.

Moderate Seafood Consumption May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study reports eating moderate amounts of seafood may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Additionally, the researchers found no correlation between higher levels of mercury in the brain and Alzheimer's neuropathology.