Study Examines Association Between Small-Vessel Disease, Alzheimer Pathology

Main Point: Cerebral small-vessel disease (SVD) and Alzheimer disease (AD) pathology appear to be associated. Published in: JAMA Neurology Author: Maartje I. Kester, M.D., Ph.D., of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and colleagues. Background: AD is believed Read More …






β-Amyloid Deposits Increase With Age, Associated With Artery Stiffness

Main Points: Stiffening of the arteries appears to be associated with the progressive buildup of β-amyloid (Αβ) plaque in the brains of elderly patients without dementia, suggesting a relationship between the severity of vascular disease and the plaque that is Read More …