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'Roadmaps' of the brain reveal regions vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease

8 days ago   |   By Science Daily

Much like a supply truck crossing the countryside, the misfolded proteins that damage neurons in Alzheimer's disease travel the 'roads' of the brain, sometimes stopping and sometimes re-routing to avoid roadblocks.
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Some people boo U.S. Sen. Johnson at Juneteenth celebration

Some people boo U.S. Sen. Johnson at Juneteenth celebration

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson was the last senator to oppose making Juneteenth a federal holiday. He says he was opposed to the financial impact of a new holiday on the economy. Read more ...

Eric Garner's sister endorses Cornegy for Brooklyn borough president

Eric Garner's sister endorses Cornegy for Brooklyn borough president

Ellisha Garner endorsed Councilman Robert Cornegy Jr. for Brooklyn Borough president, lauding his successful sponsorship of a city law banning police chokeholds. Read more ...

Indiana police officer dies following complications with COVID-19

Indiana police officer dies following complications with COVID-19

A police officer in Indiana has died after being exposed to COVID-19 while on duty. Read more ...

'Sesame Street' episode during Pride Month introduces family with two gay dads

'Sesame Street' episode during Pride Month introduces family with two gay dads

During the show's Family Day episode, "Sesame Street" introduced a new layer of diversity with some fresh faces. Read more ...

One injured in New Kensington shooting

One injured in New Kensington shooting

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 was told at least one person was shot and is working on learning that person's condition. Read more ...

Fight over payment for dog leads to shooting, deputies say

Fight over payment for dog leads to shooting, deputies say

According to Lt. Kevin Bobo with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Meridian River Run Apartments on Reidville Road. Read more ...

House fire leads deputies to discover illegal poker machines, officials say

House fire leads deputies to discover illegal poker machines, officials say

Officials said fire crews initially responded to a fire at a home on Sunset Drive around 3:25 p.m. Read more ...

Puerto Rican Day Parade returns in first major Chicago parade since start of...

Puerto Rican Day Parade returns in first major Chicago parade since start of pandemic

CHICAGO - Large crowds gathered in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood for the return of the Puerto Rican Day Parade, a large celebration of the city's rich Puerto Rican... Read more ...

Georgia Boy Scouts scammed by fake Airbnb in Florida

Georgia Boy Scouts scammed by fake Airbnb in Florida

This Airbnb didn't have the scout's honor, clearly. A Boy Scout troop booked two different homes for a trip in Florida, but it turned out the places did not exist. Read more ...

Tech companies sue to block Florida ‘deplatforming' law

Tech companies sue to block Florida ‘deplatforming' law

Two groups representing the tech industry threw Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' words back at him in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's new "deplatforming" law. Read more ...