Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists from the Gladstone Institutes identified that mutations in a protein commonly linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD) result in obsessive-like behaviors.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe effect of exercise on the aging brain is still much debated. The latest review takes an in-depth look, concluding that physical activity is beneficial.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTStimulating the brain by taking on leadership roles at work or staying on in education help people stay mentally healthy in later life, according to new research.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTData from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) has shown that people who more frequently consume sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices are more likely to have poorer memory, smaller overall...
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study reports an antibody therapy in development for the neurodegenerative disorders known as tauopathies may be eventually used as a marker to screen patients for disease progression, which...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal how an antidepressant and an experimental cancer drug stopped brain cell death in mouse models of dementia and prion disease.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA protein identified in human umbilical cord blood has been shown to rejuvenate and revitalize the learning and memory ability of older mice.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe use of antipsychotic medication in nearly 100 Massachusetts nursing homes was significantly reduced when staff was trained to recognize challenging behaviors of cognitively impaired residents...
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTFinding in zebrafish may contribute to understanding cognitive decline of aging.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTDifficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTMiddle-aged adults with at least two risk factors for vascular disease may have higher levels of beta-amyloid - a hallmark of Alzheimer's - in later life.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study examines the link between the commonly prescribed benzodiazepines and the risk of developing pneumonia among people with Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTPsychiatric disorders do not increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTCortex of super-aged brain deteriorated much slower than average elderly brain over time.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTAlzheimer's-related blogs may help to support people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. We take a look at five of the best Alzheimer's blogs.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new paper published in the Annals of Neurology reports the most common neurological diseases pose a serious annual financial burden for the nation.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIndividual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST), an intervention carried out at home by family caregivers, has little impact on the cognition of patients with dementia, a new study has found, but...
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTRehabilitation is important for people with dementia as it is for people with physical disabilities, according to a leading dementia expert.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn experiments with a protein called Ephexin5 that appears to be elevated in the brain cells of Alzheimer's disease patients and mouse models of the disease, Johns Hopkins researchers say removing...
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTA new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTTau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia in older age.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.