In the first installment of this debate, our experts discuss the contribution of genetics to Alzheimer’s risk, the differences between early- and late-onset disease, and how new technologies have advanced our understanding of this ever-expanding field.
Browsing: risk factor
Identification of loci associated with risk of Parkinson’s disease adds to understanding of genetic factors contributing to development of the disease
Megan Zuelsdorff discusses her research into the impact of lifetime stressful experiences on cognition as part of the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention Study.
AAIC 2017: One-third of dementia cases may be preventable, says new Lancet International Commission report
The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care has reported that more than one-third of global dementia cases may be preventable through addressing lifestyle factors that impact an individual’s risk.
While at AAIC 2017 in London, Lauren Pulling (Editor, NC) spoke to Julie Williams about her extensive work in Alzheimer’s genetics and risk factors.
In a new study published in Scientific Reports, the investigators also reported a higher risk of glioblastoma in Alzheimer’s patients.
Journal Watch: Protective factors differentially affect amyloid pathology and Alzheimer’s disease-pattern neurodegeneration
Recent research led by Vemuri et al. indicates that a variety of risk factors influencing amyloid deposition are distinct from Alzheimer’s disease-pattern neurodegeneration.
New research from the University of Edinburgh highlights how an olive oil component, oleic acid, inhibits cancer-causing proteins in the brain.
Researchers have identified novel genetic errors associated with an increased risk of developing glioma, in the largest ever study of the disease.
New research indicates that drops in blood pressure when standing up could increase the likelihood of developing cognitive decline and dementia in later years.