Recent Blog Articles
Making holiday shopping decisions quicker and with less stress
Yoga for weight loss: Benefits beyond burning calories
Embryo donation: One possible path after IVF
How to stay strong and coordinated as you age
Acupuncture relieves prostatitis symptoms in study
Skin in the game: Two common skin problems and solutions for men
Anti-inflammatory food superstars for every season
Harvard Health Ad Watch: An upbeat ad for a psoriasis treatment
A new targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer?
What is neurodiversity?
Harvard Health Blog
Early steps toward an Alzheimer’s vaccine
As a service to our readers, Harvard Health Publishing provides access to our library of archived content. Please note the date of last review or update on all articles. No content on this site, regardless of date, should ever be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinician.
its really one of the great post i read today very helpful and very valuable post for me thanks for sharing.
I understand that alzheimers is a difficult condition for people to deal with – both the victim and their family, however, if we keep working out how to prevent every form of illness and medical condition won’t we have too many people on this planet?
Coupla thoughts Jenny –
1) There are already too many people on the planet. However, I bet you have or want to have kids. So, what’s up??
2) You must be young – what happens when you get old (if you’re lucky & tough enough) and need the vaccine? Ever seen the movie “Logan’s Run”? I suggest you obtain a copy & watch it, then sit & think for a bit.
Thank you very much …. This very useful article for me and other readers of course. I really like this information. Thank you
These Beta-Amyloid proteins, are they the same structures as the proteins that cause Lewy Bodies to form in PD. Would this vaccine have the same result in treating PD?
Hi, I do enjoy the way you have framed this specific issue plus it does. Thank you for this excellent piece and I really do agree with the idea.
Have any of the 58 folks in the study been given cognitive tests to see if they are actually functioning better in day to day activities?
Waiting for this Alzheimer’s vaccine,i really need it…
my family are waiting also….we have a famial form of the disease….EOAD it has taken so mnay……
Commenting has been closed for this post.
Free Healthbeat Signup
Get the latest in health news delivered to your inbox!