Hypothesis Underpinning Dementia Research ‘Flawed’

October 19, 2018 - Manchester, UK – A hypothesis which has been the standard way of explaining how the body develops Alzheimer’s disease for almost 30 years is flawed, according to a University of Manchester biologist. More...

October 19, 2018

Semantic Web Outstanding Paper Award 2018 Announced

October 15, 2018 - The recipients of the Semantic Web journal's Outstanding Paper Award 2018 were announced at the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) in Monterey, CA, USA on October 10, 2018. The authors of the winning paper are (pictured left to right): Michael Färber, Frederic Bartscherer, Carsten Menne and Achim Rettinger. More...

October 15, 2018

A New Study Indicates Measuring the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease by Monitoring Major Brain Antioxidant Levels Using Non-Invasive Techniques

October 12, 2018 - Gurgaon, India – In a breakthrough human study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, anti-oxidant, glutathione (GSH), which protects the brain from stress, has been found to be significantly depleted in Alzheimer's patients compared to normal subjects. More...

October 12, 2018

Optimizing Dopaminergic Treatment Improves Non-Motor Symptoms in Severe Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists report the results of a study on patients with late stage Parkinson’s disease in JPD

September 24, 2018 - Amsterdam, NL – Non-motor symptoms are common in late stage Parkinson’s disease (PD) as the frequency and severity of most of these symptoms increase with advancing disease. Optimizing dopaminergic treatment in the most severe stages can affect non-motor symptoms and improve quality of life, report scientists in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. More...

September 24, 2018