Early postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy may protect some women from developing Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers recently presented new findings linking gut bacteria to neurodegenerative diseases at Neuroscience 2017. Findings suggest better understanding of the microbiome could lead to better treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Researchers have identified two drugs, including one in trial as an anti-cancer drug, that appears to prevent neurodegeneration.
A new study reports inflammatory changes in the brain can occur almost twenty years before the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease first appear. Researchers suggest the activation of astrocytes at an early stage can influence the development of the disease.