Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNeuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPostmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years was associated with a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease in a large study carried out at the University of Eastern...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTEvidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTAlzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that leads to dementia via advanced neuronal dysfunction and death.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the metabolism of brain cells and uncovers the calcium exchange mechanism that could lead to Alzheimer's disease.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe most common genetic cause of the brain diseases frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a mutation in the C9orf72 gene.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTRutgers scientists say neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTAstrocytes induced by central nervous system injury and disease normally help repair damage. Now, a study finds some can turn rogue and kill cells instead.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDaytime sleepiness is very common in the elderly with prevalence rates of up to 50 percent.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that high exposure to fine particulate air pollution may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew research uses mice to show how glucose deprivation leads to neural tangles typical of Alzheimer's disease, triggering cognitive and memory impairment.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAbnormality with special cells that wrap around blood vessels in the brain leads to neuron deterioration, possibly affecting the development of Alzheimer's disease, a USC-led study reveals.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAcetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in the brain that plays an important role in controlling attention and cognition.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that the biochemical reactions responsible for Alzheimer's disease may begin as early as the womb. Vitamin A plays a crucial role.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTCertain edible and medicinal mushrooms contain bioactive compounds that may enhance nerve growth in the brain and protect against neurotoxic stimuli such as inflammation that contribute to...
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA West Virginia research team have found that using meditation or music listening programs may have benefits for people with preclinical cognitive decline.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists have found a molecule that restores normal levels of a protein responsible for Alzheimer's disease; tests were performed on mice and monkeys.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOlfactory neurons in the nasal cavity are the primary source of our sense of smell. Unlike many types of neurons, olfactory neurons are continuously generated throughout the adult lifespan.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTNew research funded by Pharmacy Research UK and published in Health Expectations, reveals people with dementia may struggle with managing their medication - exposing them to side-effects...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that a buildup of tau - a hallmark of Alzheimer's - interferes with the brain's GPS, explaining why some Alzheimer's patients wander.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that delirium triggered by hospitalization can accelerate cognitive decline as well as dementia in senior patients.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe UK's current health and social care system isn't fit for purpose when it comes to caring for people living with dementia (PLWD) who also have other illnesses and chronic conditions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of California (UCLA) and Cardiff University have made a breakthrough in the understanding of AIDS-related dementia, discovering the role of a neuron protein which...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew guidelines have been developed that it is hoped will help to progress research into vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) following a study led by academics at the University of Bristol that...