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A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.
- September 26, 2018
Columbia neurologists found that a test used to measure Alzheimer's disease proteins in spinal fluid can be used to determine whether patients have the disease or other forms of dementia.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- January 24, 2018
Clinical trial shows that solanezumab, an antibody-based treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, does not significantly slow cognitive decline.
- November 17, 2017
Researchers at Columbia University found that dementia is on the decline in seniors from northern Manhattan, following national trends.
- November 13, 2017
A new study suggests a smell test can identify people with mild cognitive impairment–often a precursor to Alzheimer’s–who may benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors.
- October 3, 2017
Scientists propose a new model for Alzheimer's disease that may explain the high failure rate of recent clinical trials.