Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTA study in a mouse model of Alzheimer's finds a potential link between early bone loss and degeneration in an area of the brain that makes serotonin.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTFollowing the news that Alzheimer's drug solanezumab has failed clinical trials, we look at whether researchers are on the right track for new treatments
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers have uncovered evidence that marijuana reduces blood flow in the brain, particularly in the hippocampus - the region affected by Alzheimer's.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA multidisciplinary research, conceived by Dr. Francesco Bifari, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, University of Milan, Italy and Dr.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe use of benzodiazepines and related drugs increases the risk of hip fracture by 43% in persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTEli Lilly and Company has announced that their drug solanezumab has failed to meet its primary endpoint of slowing cognitive decline in people with mild Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA recent study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that among users of antidementia drugs, persons using memantine have the highest risk of pneumonia.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTStudy reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearch from the University of Southampton gives new insight into possible causes of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss among people aged 50 and older.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTDespite worries that dementia will escalate in the coming years, new research suggests the prevalence of the disorder may be decreasing.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat is the diagnosis and outcome of dementia? Learn about treatment option changes over time and what living with dementia in later stages may be like.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research from the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at UBC has found a way to partially restore brain cell communication around areas damaged by plaques associated with Alzheimer's...
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTHypertension is a leading risk factor for dementia and other disorders associated with cognitive decline.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds patients who use anticoagulants - especially those with irregular heartbeat - may be at greater risk of developing dementia.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTUsing four tests to assess older adults' sense of smell, researchers were able to predict which individuals were at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 03:00:00 PSTTo help people live well with dementia we need a better understanding of its psychological impact, according to a new British Psychological Society report (BPS).
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers found people with Alzheimer's who consumed probiotics every day for 12 weeks showed improvements in cognitive functioning.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTStudy of memory function in early midlife period pinpoints changes linked with menopause.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTSynapses, the place where brain cells contact one another, play a pivotal role in the transmission of toxic proteins.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTComplex and time-consuming memory clinic referral criteria are contributing to delays in the diagnosis of dementia, according to a paper published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTWomen have better memories than men throughout life, even though their ability to recall dips at menopause. This study links memory function with hormones.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brain and in the pancreas of diabetic...
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAlzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder for which, despite years of research, there are no effective treatments or cures.