Alzheimers and Dementia

African American woman

Gene doubles Alzheimer’s risk for African Americans

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

African Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than those without it, a new study has found.

Alzheimers cases to triple by 2050_COSMOS science magazine

Alzheimer’s cases to triple by 2050

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Alzheimer’s disease cases in the U.S. will nearly triple in the next 40 years, according to new projections Wednesday that suggest there will be nearly 14 million sufferers by 2050.

Graphene

“X-Factor” science to receive two billion euros

Monday, 28 January 2013

Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.

Blue eye

The future of you

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.

Old cats get Alzheimer’s too_COSMOS science magazine

Old cats get Alzheimer’s too

Wednesday, 6 December 2006 - 29 comments

Ageing cats can develop a feline form of Alzheimer’s disease, a new international study reveals.

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