A previously unrecognized system that drains waste from the brain at a rapid clip has been discovered by neuroscientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center and dubbed the glymphatic system.
Beta-2 microglobulin, a blood-borne molecule, blocks neurogenesis and promotes cognitive decline as we age, a new study reports.
A new study reports changes in the spinal fluid during middle age may help doctors identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life.
Researchers have discovered a well known genetic variant linked to Alzheimer's could be promoting deposits of neurotoxic plaques in the brain years prior to symptoms of the disease developing.
Researchers suggest a number of new tests for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, including a saliva test.
According to a new study, sleeping on your side helps the clear the brain of some neurotoxins, like amyloid beta, and could potentially reduce risk for developing some neurodegenerative disorders.
A new study reports amyloid PET imaging is as effective as the more common cerebrospinal fluid sample test for detecting Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers have identified a gene variant linked to psychotic symptoms and cognitive impairment in people with bipolar disorder.