Read about what excited our writers about neuroscience this year.
Trash in the brain leads to Alzheimer’s disease
A recent study found that plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients are formed when cells’ cleanup machinery becomes defective.
What COVID-19 has to tell us about Alzheimer’s Disease
Recent developments in our understanding of how COVID-19 affects the brain have led scientists to revisit an old idea that Alzheimer’s could be virally induced.
Alzheimer’s disease: What’s causing some of our neurons to die?
A recent study suggests that an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein could explain why specific neurons die first.
The Sound of Music Therapy: Harmony between the Brain and its Memories
How can scientists and health professionals harness the power of music for more than just dancing?
Why are Alzheimer’s disease drugs failing?
Targeting an important protein in the pathway of Alzheimer’s disease is not proving itself to be the cure-all people hoped for
What if it’s not Alzheimer’s?
A puzzlingly diverse form of early-onset dementia that you should be aware of
Alzheimer’s disease – an immune system ‘glitch’?
New research implicates the brain’s immune system in Alzheimer’s disease.