ALZHEIMER’S RISK FACTORS MAY BE MEASURABLE IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS

Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference ® (AAIC®) 2020.

A BLOOD TEST FOR ALZHEIMER’S? MARKERS FOR TAU TAKE US A STEP CLOSER

At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference ® (AAIC®) 2020, scientists reported results of multiple studies on advances in blood “tests” for abnormal versions of the tau protein, one of which may be able to detect changes in the brain 20 years before dementia symptoms occur. In particular, the reports focus on a specific form of tau known as p-tau217, which seems to be the most specific to Alzheimer’s and the earliest to show measurable changes.

European Congress of Urology goes virtual

The 35th Annual European Congress of Urology (EAU) will be held virtual on 17th-26th of July, followed by the EAU20 Theme Week of evening sessions on 20th-26th of July.

Diabetes and hypertension: are both conditions related?

Patients with hypertensión present about a 50% increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Diabetes during pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is usually diagnosed in the later stages of pregnancy

Characteristics of Parkinson’s disease

Treatment of Parkinson’s disease is mainly symptomatic

Early detection in Alzheimer's disease

Although Alzheimer’s disease was described about a century ago, it is still pending further knowledge about pathobiology and effective treatments

Rosácea – visión general y líneas de tratamiento

La gran mayoría de los pacientes con rosácea siente vergüenza o inseguridad en relación a su aspecto

El acné, la afección típicamente adolescente

El acné afecta a 8 de cada 10 adolescentes

La dermatitis atópica aumenta en los países desarrollados

La prevalencia de la enfermedad está aumentando, particularmente en las zonas urbanas