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  1. Content type: Research

    Finding ways to reverse or prevent the consequences of pathogenic tau in the brain is of considerable importance for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other tauopathies. Immunotherapy against tau has shown ...

    Authors: Sulana Schroeder, Aurelie Joly-Amado, Ahlam Soliman, Urmi Sengupta, Rakiz Kayed, Marcia N. Gordon and David Morgan

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:46

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    Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, including Alzheimer disease (AD). Homocysteine (Hcy) is a sulfur-containing amino acid and metabolite of the methionine pathway. The in...

    Authors: Loïc Dayon, Seu Ping Guiraud, John Corthésy, Laeticia Da Silva, Eugenia Migliavacca, Domilė Tautvydaitė, Aikaterini Oikonomidi, Barbara Moullet, Hugues Henry, Sylviane Métairon, Julien Marquis, Patrick Descombes, Sebastiano Collino, François-Pierre J. Martin, Ivan Montoliu, Martin Kussmann…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:43

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    A major challenge to our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been the lack of physiologically relevant in vitro models which capture the precise patient genome, in the cel...

    Authors: Charles Arber, Christopher Lovejoy and Selina Wray

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:42

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    β-Amyloid peptide (Aβ) oligomers are initial factors used to induce Alzheimer’s disease (AD) development, and Aβ monomers have normal physiological function. The antibodies or vaccines against Aβ monomers have...

    Authors: Shao-wei Wang, Dong-qun Liu, Ling-xiao Zhang, Mei Ji, Yang-xin Zhang, Quan-xiu Dong, Shu-ying Liu, Xi-xiu Xie and Rui-tian Liu

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:41

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    The pathophysiology of neurodegeneration is complex. Its diagnosis requires an early identification of sequential changes in several hallmarks in the brains of affected subjects. The presence of brain patholog...

    Authors: Hugo Vanderstichele, Leentje Demeyer, Shorena Janelidze, Els Coart, Erik Stoops, Kimberley Mauroo, Victor Herbst, Cindy François and Oskar Hansson

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:40

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    Spaced retrieval training (SRT) is a nonpharmacological intervention for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia that trains the learning and retention of target information by recalling it over increasin...

    Authors: Ji Won Han, Kyung Lak Son, Hye Jin Byun, Ji Won Ko, Kayoung Kim, Jong Woo Hong, Tae Hyun Kim and Ki Woong Kim

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:39

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    Pyroglutamylation of truncated Aβ peptides, which is catalysed by enzyme glutaminyl cyclase (QC), generates pE-Aβ species with enhanced aggregation propensities and resistance to most amino-peptidases and endo...

    Authors: Claire Bridel, Torsten Hoffmann, Antje Meyer, Sisi Durieux, Marleen A. Koel-Simmelink, Matthias Orth, Philip Scheltens, Inge Lues and Charlotte E. Teunissen

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:38

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    A lot of attention has been paid to the relationship of blood pressure and dementia because epidemiological research has reported conflicting evidence. Observational data has shown that midlife hypertension is...

    Authors: Jessica Mira Gabin, Kristian Tambs, Ingvild Saltvedt, Erik Sund and Jostein Holmen

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:37

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    The complexity of medication therapy in older adults with multiple comorbidities often leads to inappropriate prescribing. Drugs with anticholinergic properties are of particular interest because many are not ...

    Authors: Daniela C. Moga, Erin L. Abner, Dorinda N. Rigsby, Lynne Eckmann, Mark Huffmyer, Richard R. Murphy, Beth B. Coy and Gregory A. Jicha

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:36

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  10. Content type: Review

    Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has an uncertain etiology and prognosis and may be challenging for clinicians to discuss with patients and families. Amyloid imaging may aid specialists in determining MCI etiol...

    Authors: Joshua D. Grill, Liana G. Apostolova, Szofia Bullain, Jeffrey M. Burns, Chelsea G. Cox, Malcolm Dick, Dean Hartley, Claudia Kawas, Sarah Kremen, Jennifer Lingler, Oscar L. Lopez, Mark Mapstone, Aimee Pierce, Gil Rabinovici, J. Scott Roberts, Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:35

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    Safety warnings from health authorities are currently intended to limit the use of antipsychotics (APs) in dementia-related conditions to treat neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as disturbing and/or delusional b...

    Authors: Karim Tifratene, Valeria Manera, Roxane Fabre, Auriane Gros, Susanne Thummler, Christian Pradier, Philippe Robert and Renaud David

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:34

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    The relative performance of semi-quantitative amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) markers in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and predicting the cognitive evolution of p...

    Authors: Fayçal Ben Bouallègue, Denis Mariano-Goulart and Pierre Payoux

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:32

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  13. Content type: Review

    Insulin resistance (IR) has previously been associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), although the relationship between IR and AD is not yet clear. Here, we examined the influen...

    Authors: Sarah Westwood, Benjamine Liu, Alison L. Baird, Sneha Anand, Alejo J. Nevado-Holgado, Danielle Newby, Maria Pikkarainen, Merja Hallikainen, Johanna Kuusisto, Johannes R. Streffer, Gerald Novak, Kaj Blennow, Ulf Andreasson, Henrik Zetterberg, Ulf Smith, Markku Laakso…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:31

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    Aggregated amyloid-β peptide 1–42 (Aβ42), derived from the cellular amyloid precursor protein, is one of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Although active immunization against Aβ42 peptid...

    Authors: Doris Lambracht-Washington, Min Fu, Pat Frost and Roger N. Rosenberg

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:30

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    Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) with a frontal presentation, characterized by cognitive deficits and behavioral changes, has been recognized as an early clinical picture, distinct from the classical so-ca...

    Authors: Wang Zheng Chiu, Laura Donker Kaat, Agnita J. W. Boon, Wouter Kamphorst, Axel Schleicher, Karl Zilles, John C. van Swieten and Nicola Palomero-Gallagher

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:28

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    Cognitive, behavioural, and functional assessment is crucial in longitudinal studies of neurodegenerative dementias (NDD). Central issues, such as the definition of the study population (asymptomatic, at risk,...

    Authors: Alberto Costa, Thomas Bak, Paolo Caffarra, Carlo Caltagirone, Mathieu Ceccaldi, Fabienne Collette, Sebastian Crutch, Sergio Della Sala, Jean François Démonet, Bruno Dubois, Emrah Duzel, Peter Nestor, Sokratis G. Papageorgiou, Eric Salmon, Sietske Sikkes, Pietro Tiraboschi…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:27

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    Informal care is essential for many people with dementia (PwD), but it often results in a considerable burden for the caregiver. The perseverance time instrument integrates the aspect of perceived burden with ...

    Authors: Anke Richters, René J. F. Melis, N. Job van Exel, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert and Marjolein A. van der Marck

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:26

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    18F-THK5351 is a quinoline-derived tau imaging agent with high affinity to paired helical filaments (PHF). However, high levels of 18F-THK5351 retention in brain regions thought to con...

    Authors: Kok Pin Ng, Tharick A. Pascoal, Sulantha Mathotaarachchi, Joseph Therriault, Min Su Kang, Monica Shin, Marie-Christine Guiot, Qi Guo, Ryuichi Harada, Robert A. Comley, Gassan Massarweh, Jean-Paul Soucy, Nobuyuki Okamura, Serge Gauthier and Pedro Rosa-Neto

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:25

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    The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) strongly relates to advanced age and progressive deposition of cerebral amyloid-beta (Aβ), hyperphosphorylated tau, and iron. The purpose of this study was to investig...

    Authors: Frances C. Quevenco, Maria G. Preti, Jiri M. G. van Bergen, Jun Hua, Michael Wyss, Xu Li, Simon J. Schreiner, Stefanie C. Steininger, Rafael Meyer, Irene B. Meier, Adam M. Brickman, Sandra E. Leh, Anton F. Gietl, Alfred Buck, Roger M. Nitsch, Klaas P. Pruessmann…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:24

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    The apolipoprotein E ɛ4 (APOE4) allele is the strongest genetic risk factor identified for developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Among brain lipids, alteration in the ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid docosahexaenoic...

    Authors: Hussein N. Yassine, Etienne Croteau, Varun Rawat, Joseph R. Hibbeln, Stanley I. Rapoport, Stephen C. Cunnane and John C. Umhau

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:23

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    Errorless learning (EL) is a method for optimizing learning, which uses feed-forward instructions in order to prevent people from making mistakes during the learning process. The majority of previous studies o...

    Authors: Sebastian Voigt-Radloff, Maartje M. E. de Werd, Rainer Leonhart, Danielle H. E. Boelen, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Klaus Fliessbach, Stefan Klöppel, Bernhard Heimbach, Andreas Fellgiebel, Richard Dodel, Gerhard W. Eschweiler, Lucrezia Hausner, Roy P. C. Kessels and Michael Hüll

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:22

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    Our study aimed to determine whether the consideration of socio-demographic features improves the prediction of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) at 5 years when using the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test (FCSRT...

    Authors: Thibault Mura, Marieta Baramova, Audrey Gabelle, Sylvaine Artero, Jean-François Dartigues, Hélène Amieva and Claudine Berr

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:21

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    Plasma β-amyloid (Aβ) is a potential candidate for an Alzheimer’s disease (AD) biomarker because blood is an easily accessible bio-fluid, which can be collected routinely, and Aβ is one of the major hallmarks ...

    Authors: Jong-Chan Park, Sun-Ho Han, Hyun Jin Cho, Min Soo Byun, Dahyun Yi, Young Min Choe, Seokjo Kang, Eun Sun Jung, Su Jin Won, Eun Hye Kim, Yu Kyeong Kim, Dong Young Lee and Inhee Mook-Jung

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:20

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    Cortical and subcortical cognitive impairments have been found in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Roughly, they comprise visuoconstructive and executive dysfunction, whereas memory would remain relatively spa...

    Authors: Jennifer Kemp, Nathalie Philippi, Clélie Phillipps, Catherine Demuynck, Timothée Albasser, Catherine Martin-Hunyadi, Catherine Schmidt-Mutter, Benjamin Cretin and Frédéric Blanc

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:19

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    Accurate and timely diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is important for prompt initiation of treatment in patients with AD and to avoid inappropriate treatment of patients with false-positive diagnoses.

    Authors: Spencer A. W. Lee, Luciano A. Sposato, Vladimir Hachinski and Lauren E. Cipriano

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:18

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    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, primarily affecting memory. That disorder is thought to be a consequence of neuronal network disturbances and synapse loss. Decline in cognitive functi...

    Authors: Raphael Hesse, Ludwig Lausser, Pauline Gummert, Florian Schmid, Anke Wahler, Cathrin Schnack, Katja S. Kroker, Markus Otto, Hayrettin Tumani, Hans A. Kestler, Holger Rosenbrock and Christine A. F. von Arnim

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:17

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    The number of people living with dementia is expected to exceed 130 million by 2050, which will have serious personal, social and economic implications. Employing successful intervention and treatment strategi...

    Authors: Shea J. Andrews, Ranmalee Eramudugolla, Jorge I. Velez, Nicolas Cherbuin, Simon Easteal and Kaarin J. Anstey

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:16

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    There is little information on the application and impact of revised criteria for diagnosing dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), now termed major and mild neurocognitive disorders (NCDs) in the DSM-5...

    Authors: Ranmalee Eramudugolla, Moyra E. Mortby, Perminder Sachdev, Chantal Meslin, Rajeev Kumar and Kaarin J. Anstey

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:15

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  29. Content type: Review

    Previously, the contribution of peripheral infection to cognitive decline was largely overlooked however, the past 15 years have established a key role for infectious pathogens in the progression of age-relate...

    Authors: Róisín M. McManus and Michael T. Heneka

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:14

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    Retinal imaging may serve as an alternative approach to monitor brain pathology in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In this study, we investigated the association between retinal vascular and structural changes and c...

    Authors: S.Mojtaba Golzan, Kathryn Goozee, Dana Georgevsky, Alberto Avolio, Pratishtha Chatterjee, Kaikai Shen, Vivek Gupta, Roger Chung, Greg Savage, Carolyn F. Orr, Ralph N. Martins and Stuart L. Graham

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:13

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    At present, dementia has no known cure. Interventions to delay onset and reduce prevalence of the disease are therefore focused on risk factor reduction. Previous population attributable risk estimates for wes...

    Authors: Kimberly Ashby-Mitchell, Richard Burns, Jonathan Shaw and Kaarin J. Anstey

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:11

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    Despite substantial research and development investment in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), effective therapeutics remain elusive. Significant emerging evidence has linked cholesterol, β-amyloid and AD, and several s...

    Authors: Nophar Geifman, Roberta Diaz Brinton, Richard E. Kennedy, Lon S. Schneider and Atul J. Butte

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:10

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  33. Content type: Research

    Disturbed amyloid precursor protein (APP) processing is considered to be central to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The autosomal dominant form of the disease, familial AD (FAD), may serve as a m...

    Authors: Steinunn Thordardottir, Anne Kinhult Ståhlbom, Ove Almkvist, Håkan Thonberg, Maria Eriksdotter, Henrik Zetterberg, Kaj Blennow and Caroline Graff

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:9

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    We sought to define a cutoff for β-amyloid 1–42 in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), a key marker for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), with data-driven Gaussian mixture modeling in a memory clinic population.

    Authors: Daniela Bertens, Betty M. Tijms, Philip Scheltens, Charlotte E. Teunissen and Pieter Jelle Visser

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:8

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    The pathophysiology of insulin resistance-induced hypertension and hyperlipidemia might entail differences in dementia risk in cases with hypertension and hyperlipidemia without prior diabetes mellitus (DM). T...

    Authors: Yen-Chun Fan, Jung-Lung Hsu, Hong-Yi Tung, Chia-Chi Chou and Chyi-Huey Bai

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:7

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  36. Content type: Research

    During adulthood, personality characteristics may contribute to the individual capacity to compensate the impact of developing cerebral Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology on cognitive impairment in later life....

    Authors: Domilė Tautvydaitė, Deepti Kukreja, Jean-Philippe Antonietti, Hugues Henry, Armin von Gunten and Julius Popp

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:6

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    Carriers of the APOE ε4 allele are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and have been shown to have reduced cerebral metabolic rate of glucose (CMRgl) in the same brain areas frequently affec...

    Authors: Henrietta M. Nielsen, Kewei Chen, Wendy Lee, Yinghua Chen, Robert J. Bauer III, Eric Reiman, Richard Caselli and Guojun Bu

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:5

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    Amyloid precursor protein (APP) is cleaved by β-site amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1) to produce β-amyloid (Aβ), a critical pathogenic peptide in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Aβ generation can ...

    Authors: Na-Young Kim, Mi-Hyang Cho, Se-Hoon Won, Hoe-Jin Kang, Seung-Yong Yoon and Dong-Hou Kim

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:4

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    Noninvasive and effective biomarkers for early detection of amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) before measurable changes in behavioral performance remain scarce. Cognitive event-related potentials (ERPs...

    Authors: Juan Li, Lucas S. Broster, Gregory A. Jicha, Nancy B. Munro, Frederick A. Schmitt, Erin Abner, Richard Kryscio, Charles D. Smith and Yang Jiang

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:3

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    Early-onset dementia patients often present with atypical clinical symptoms, hampering an accurate clinical diagnosis. The purpose of the present study was to assess the diagnostic impact of the amyloid-positr...

    Authors: Marissa D. Zwan, Femke H. Bouwman, Elles Konijnenberg, Wiesje M. van der Flier, Adriaan A. Lammertsma, Frans R. J. Verhey, Pauline Aalten, Bart N. M. van Berckel and Philip Scheltens

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:2

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    Accumulation of hyperphosphorylated tau protein is a histopathological hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related tauopathies. Currently, there is no effective treatment available for these progressive n...

    Authors: Chun-ling Dai, Yunn Chyn Tung, Fei Liu, Cheng-Xin Gong and Khalid Iqbal

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:1

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  42. Content type: Research

    The sortilin-related receptor 1 (SORL1) gene, regulating the trafficking and recycling of amyloid precursor protein, has been related to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The aim of th...

    Authors: Cheng-Ta Chou, Yi-Chu Liao, Wei-Ju Lee, Shuu-Jiun Wang and Jong-Ling Fuh

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:53

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  43. Content type: Research

    Amyloid-β 1–42 peptide (Aβ1–42) is associated with plaque formation in the brain of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Pharmacodynamic studies of AD therapeutics that lower the concentrations of Aβ1–42 in pe...

    Authors: Linan Song, D. Richard Lachno, David Hanlon, Adam Shepro, Andreas Jeromin, Dipika Gemani, Jayne A. Talbot, Margaret M. Racke, Jeffrey L. Dage and Robert A. Dean

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:58

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  44. Content type: Research

    Hyperphosphorylation and aggregation of tau protein are the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease and related tauopathies. We previously demonstrated that the microglial activation induces tau hyperpho...

    Authors: Nicole Maphis, Shanya Jiang, Guixiang Xu, Olga N. Kokiko-Cochran, Saktimayee M. Roy, Linda J. Van Eldik, D. Martin Watterson, Bruce T. Lamb and Kiran Bhaskar

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:54

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  45. Content type: Research

    Accumulating evidence implicates the neuroendocrine immunomodulation (NIM) network in the physiopathological mechanism of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Notably, we previously revealed that the NIM network is dysre...

    Authors: Jian-Hui Wang, Xi Lei, Xiao-Rui Cheng, Xiao-Rui Zhang, Gang Liu, Jun-Ping Cheng, Yi-Ran Xu, Ju Zeng, Wen-Xia Zhou and Yong-Xiang Zhang

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:57

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  46. Content type: Research

    It is unknown whether older adults in the United States would be willing to take a test predictive of future Alzheimer’s disease, or whether testing would change behavior. Using a nationally representative sam...

    Authors: Meera Sheffrin, Irena Stijacic Cenzer and Michael A. Steinman

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:55

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    According to new diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), biomarkers enable estimation of the individual likelihood of underlying AD pathophysiology and the associated risk of progression to AD deme...

    Authors: Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Lukas Werle, Jennifer Roesler, Nathalie Thierjung, Lena Sophie Gleixner, Igor Yakushev, Nikolaos Laskaris, Stefan Wagenpfeil, Philippos Gourzis, Alexander Kurz and Robert Perneczky

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2016 8:51

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