Amyloid Plaque

Japanese test could ID Alzheimer's earlier, spur new treatment pathways


A blood test that looks for biomarkers tied to Alzheimer's disease could be the screening tool needed to identify patients earlier and get them into critical trials.

Vascular neck abnormality may contribute to Alzheimer's


An international study has discovered a vascular issue that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease and other aging-related neurological disorders.

Aging gene linked to production of Alzheimer's plaques

A gene known to affect the aging process has been linked to amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.