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First-of-its-kind study identifies 13 new Alzheimer’s disease genes

In the first study to use whole genome sequencing (WGS) to discover rare genomic variants associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD), researchers have identified 13 such variants (or mutations). In another novel finding, this study establishes new genetic links between AD and the function of synapses, which are the junctions that transmit information between neurons, and […]

Medications

APO-Galantamine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-GALANTAMINE MR CAPSULES Contains the active ingredient galantamine (as galantamine hydrobromide) Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the […]

Medications

Alzheimer’s disease can be transmitted

An international group of scientists from the UK, USA and Japan have got experimental evidence that the infected by Alzheimer’s is likely – in particular, it can be the consequence of medical procedures. About the study scientists with the findings, told the journal Nature. The idea that Alzheimer’s might be contagious, is not new. In […]