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Novel gene loci tied to risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans

NIH study uncovers blood vessel damage and inflammation in COVID-19 patients’ brains but no infection

Positive mood in older adults suggests better brain function

Mouse Aging Cell Atlas enables discovery of cellular-specific aging changes in different cell types and organs

Microglia, the brain’s trash collector cells, may play larger role in brain health, may reveal clues to disease treatments

Sleep disturbances linked to abnormal deposits of certain proteins in the brain

Different forms of tau protein may relate to how fast dementia worsens

Sharing concerning test results with Alzheimer’s research participants does not cause distress, studies find

Genetic clues found for cognitive resilience to Alzheimer’s disease

Experts discuss knowledge gaps on potential risks for researchers working with Alzheimer’s disease samples

Video games show potential in improving key aspects of memory in older adults

Los NIH amplían un estudio a gran escala sobre biomarcadores de la enfermedad de Alzheimer

NIH augments large scale study of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers

NIH expands nation’s Alzheimer’s and related dementias research capacity

First tau biomarker approved as an Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic tool

Additional study points to potential promise of plasma NfL as a biomarker for familial Alzheimer’s disease

Better executive function predicts less mobility decline after a fall

Shape and cell type matter for the spread of tau tangles in mouse brain

NIA program staff will answer questions at Alzheimer's Association International Conference virtual booth

NIH Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Professional Judgment Budget for FY 2022 now online

People with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s show similar changes in metabolic processes as people with late stage disease

Small RNA regulates tau-related disease sex-differences in mouse models

Mouse study shows microglia not just trash disposal, but essential to healthy neuron balance

Combination of healthy lifestyle traits may substantially reduce Alzheimer’s disease risk

Researchers test new approaches to prevent delirium in older adults