Keeping Amyloid—and Alzheimer's—in Check (04.27.06)
Researchers have identified a protein that reins in the rogue activity of the molecules that make the amyloid-beta protein—which may prevent normal brain function in people with Alzheimer's disease.
Memories (November 2007) Scientists have found that certain
substances, at least in the lab, prevent neurodegeneration from Alzheimer's
disease and restore what was seemingly forgotten.
Big Lessons from Small Brains (May 2007)
If a mouse brain
can self-repair under certain conditions, can a new stem-cell approach for
diseases such as Alzheimer's be far behind?