Posts Tagged Alzheimer’s disease
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Jun Tan probes the power of flavonoids in fighting Alzheimer’s disease

Backed by a diverse research team, Jun Tan, MD, PhD, often takes the road less traveled when it comes to searching for new treatments for disorders affecting both […]


Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO champions funding for dementia research

David Morgan plays a leading role in an ambitious national research movement to help stop Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 In a year’s time Alzheimer’s disease affects more Americans […]


Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds

Tampa, FL (Aug. 27, 2014) — Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) — A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]


USF Nursing investigates whether improving sleep reduces heart disease risk in caregivers [VIDEO]

The NIA-funded study focuses on those who care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at home Tampa, FL (July 9, 2013) – The University of South Florida […]

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Improved prevention and search techniques may help recovery, avoid incidents of missing drivers with dementia

The study, led by USF Nursing, has implications for the development of Silver Alert-type programs Tampa, FL (Dec. 14, 2012)— A new study focusing on how people with […]

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High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]

Co-localization of amyloid precursor protein fragment and the APP-converting enzyme BACE

USF researchers find that Alzheimer’s precursor protein controls its own fate

Tampa, Fla. (April 10,  2012) – A research team led by the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences has found that a fragment of […]