Author Archives: Jonathan Grinstein

Saliva-Based Test Proposed to Diagnose Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment

A new test using patients’ saliva may be helpful in distinguishing between Alzheimer’s, mild cognitive impairment, and normal brain function, new research reports. The study, “Alzheimer’s Biomarkers From Multiple Modalities Selectively Discriminate Clinical Status: Relative Importance of Salivary Metabolomics Panels, Genetic, Lifestyle, Cognitive, Functional Health and…

Improved Brain Immunotherapy Delivery Strategy Uses Brain’s Natural Plumbing System, Study Reports

A new approach for delivering antibody-based therapeutics to the brain by exploiting the fluid surrounding the brain’s blood vessels was proposed in a recent preclinical study. This improved brain immunotherapy delivery strategy has implications for treating diseases of the brain and spinal cord, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis…