Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTElderly people who were uprooted from damaged or destroyed homes and who lost touch with their neighbors after the 2011 tsunami in Japan were more likely to experience increased symptoms of...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA rare variant in the TM2D3 gene linked to increased risk and earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew Alzheimer's treatment could be delivered as nasal spray.Researchers have developed a novel treatment that could block the development of Alzheimer's disease using microscopic droplets of fat...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTRegular exercise has been found to improve overall thinking skills and cardiovascular capacity in people with vascular cognitive impairment.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudy suggests zebrafish might teach us how to tackle Alzheimer's disease: Patients with Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative diseases progressively loose neurons yet cannot build new ones.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTUniversity of Adelaide researchers have developed a world-first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood - a first step towards a low-cost, portable, broadscale vitamin B12...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAlzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases are different neurodegenerative conditions that can sometimes affect the same person, which has led scientists to investigate possible links between the two.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTFindings confirm mutation-caused problem but also reveal a new therapeutic target.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTNIH-funded mouse study identifies a possible therapeutic target for a family of disorders.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTMen treated with androgen deprivation therapy - a hormone therapy - for prostate cancer may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia, study finds.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTExperts have created a shortlist of environmental factors that may contribute to our risk of developing dementia.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTWhether you see reading as a chore or an enjoyable pastime, it can offer a wealth of benefits for health and well-being. We take at look at what these are.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTOrthostatic hypotension - low blood pressure when suddenly standing up - is associated with a 15 percent increase in a person's long-term risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTIn a possible step toward a cure for Alzheimer's, a genetic treatment has led to fewer amyloid plaques and glial cells and better memory in mice.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTA scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTImaging studies imply that most patients, at-risk individuals show a combination of atrophy factors.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Johns Hopkins have pinpointed the protein that is responsible for brain cell death in stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe hippocampus is a part of the brain that plays a huge role in memory and how knowledge is obtained. Learn more about its health and functions here.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA number of new links between families of genes and brain size have been identified by UK scientists, opening up a whole new avenue of research to better understand brain development and diseases...
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWomen may be at risk of remaining undiagnosed of Alzheimer's disease until more advanced stages of the condition due to their better verbal memory skills.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPsychotropic drug use is rather common among persons aged 90 years of more diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease compared with those who were diagnosed at younger age, concludes study conducted at...
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTOlder women who consume at least 261 milligrams of caffeine daily - around two to three cups of coffee - may be at lower risk of dementia, study finds.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe proportion of people dying with a recorded dementia diagnosis has more than doubled since 2001.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTA new study finds that amyloid beta - a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease - changes into a long, flat sheet before it enters brain cells.