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Researchers discover drug that could prevent brain cell death caused by b-amyloid

UCLA researchers have discovered a drug that blocks b-amyloid plaques from attaching to brain cells, preventing the extensive cell death. [...]
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Immunotherapies banish amyloid from the brain

At least four anti-amyloid immunotherapies have now demonstrated the ability to clear plaques from the brain: aducanumab, gantenerumab, Lilly’s LY3002813, [...]
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Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy – Background, clinical presentation, investigation & diagnosis, and management

Background: The underlying pathogenesis of CAA is related to amyloid beta peptide deposition in the tunica media of small and [...]
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Inflammation helps microglia clear amyloid from Alzheimer’s brains

Previously, many scientists thought that dialing down inflammation would help, but growing evidence now suggests the opposite. Neuroinflammation can both [...]
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Unique structure of brain blood vessel amyloid discovered

A new path to research on Alzheimer’s disease and its cause Accumulating amounts of amyloid in the brain have been [...]
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Patient enrollment for IDEAS Study, largest brain amyloid scanning research

Participating dementia specialists may enroll patients to participate in the Imaging Dementia—Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study at IDEAS-Study.org. Primary [...]
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