Latest News

Rare mutations increase risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have identified and validated two rare gene mutations that appear to cause the common form of Alzheimer's disease (AD) that strikes after the age of 60. The two mutations occur in a gene called ADAM10, which now becomes the second pathologically-confirmed gene for late-onset AD and the fifth AD gene overall.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Show me how you write on social media and I'll tell you your age and sex

  • Good or bad innovation ideas?

  • Infertile worms resist infection-induced neurodegeneration

  • Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life

  • Sensor sees nerve action as it happens

  • New technology promises fast, accurate stroke diagnosis

  • New approach explored to prevent newborn epilepsies

  • Association between stress levels, skin problems in college students

  • Loneliness triggers cellular changes that can cause illness, study shows

  • Adults born with heart defects have a substantially higher risk of stroke