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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